Change is good.

November 23, 2010

The experts say habits take as little as 21 days – to break, to form, to change.   There are 37 days until New Year’s Day. Why wait?  Balance the books  this Thanksgiving.  Count your blessings then take a stab at a personal inventory.

Pick 1, 2 or 3…

“I <eat, sleep, shop, drink, work, swear, cry, fight, smoke, worry, procastinate, complain, watch TV, ..> too much.

I don’t <exercise, praise, express love, volunteer, daydream, spend time with family, floss, eat healthy, call friends, laugh, save, practice random acts of kindness, clean house, accentuate the positive, trust, smile, sing, read, cook..> enough.

21 days. Just 21 days.

About 30 days ago I personally and quietly picked two of the most time and lifestyle entrenched habits to tackle.  I instinctively  thought about what not changing could or had cost me and how good positive change has and could make me feel about myself.

I think you will be surprised at what you can do in 21 days.  Living is indeed a journey, not a destination, but it feels good to be in the driver’s seat, it is wonderful to see how change for the good has a fabulous ripple effect throughout the rest your life.

From a friend up north:  It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. Charles Darwin

Some resources I found today:

http://zenhabits.net/two-simple-ways-to-form-new-habits-without-really-trying/

http://www.iamthankful.com/science/21-days-to-form-a-habit-you-can-do-it

http://www.thinkbigmagazine.com/mindset/167-empowering-your-life-habits-form-patterns-in-our-energy-beliefs-thoughts-and-emotions


One Response to “Change is good.”

  • Robin Clark Says:

    Tracey… Ahah! I love the quote, you know that. But more importantly, your entry hit the bullseye for me today. I have been questioning myself on several strattas of achievements and what needs to change to continue moving forward and flying upward. Bravo…. And thank you.

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