Continue reading “Motivated by Habit”
When you are excited to begin a new project or to start work on a BIG goal, motivation is high. Use that energy. It’s what gets you started. But use it to build new habits that keep you moving in the right direction. That’s what keeps you going. Tap into the power of motivation and the power of habits.
Continue reading “A Future By Habit”
We do not decide our future. We decide our habits and our habits decide our future. This is designing a future by habit. We can purposely design that future or we can drift, like a ship without a rudder, not really knowing where we’ll end up. It’s our choice.
Continue reading “Forming Habits For Success”
The advantage of habits is that they help you do things without thinking about them. The disadvantage of habits is that they help you do things without thinking about them. This power works for you when you use it to create beneficial habits, to form habits for success.
Continue reading “Floors, Ceilings, and Bright Lines”
There are limits in goal setting that can actually help you reach your goals. We call these “floors” and “ceilings”. When you are developing new habits in relation to your goal steps, these upper and lower limits, plus a special kind of limit called a “bright line” can help turn new behaviors into habits.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Payoff”
Difficulties arise when we don’t know, don’t recognize, or don’t acknowledge our needs and therefore don’t actively seek to get them met in a healthy way. If you don’t meet your needs in healthy ways, they will rise up and cause you to get them met in unhealthy ways.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Why Environment Trumps Willpower”
Don’t waste your willpower on battles with the environment. Use your limited willpower to create better environments and better habits instead.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Ben Franklin On The Excelerated Life”
“Dost thou love life?” Then, be sure you are living your Excelerated Life™.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “How To Automate Your Best Behaviors”
Research shows that up to 45% of our actions are automatic, driven by habit. A good number of these are daily activities such as eating, drinking, driving, and so on. Without the power of habit, most of your mental capacity would be taken up by these mundane but necessary activities. Another reason why habits are important is that they can be used to automate your best behaviors.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Freedom From Choice”
Too many choices can keep us from the Excelerated Life™. When we are focused on living a life of flourishing and well-being and a life of meaning, purpose and service, then we do not have so many choices. We don’t make the same decisions again and again. We make them once and cut off other options.TheExceleratedLife.com