Hey! – Rob here
Your Daily Health Fix today is about …
Tracking progress effectively and celebrating the small wins 💪🏼🎉
Processes vs Targets
Did you know that on average it takes between 21 and 180 days for a new action to become habit?
Where people often fail: Usually people set grand targets (like run a marathon, or lose 20Kg), but then quickly get despondent when it feels like an impossible or arduous task. This feeling actually stunts motivation rather than boosting it.
TRY THIS TO STRENGTHEN A NEW HABIT: Focus on process driven goals (like, I’m going to run every day, regardless of distance, OR, I’m going to see how many consecutive days I can get straight out of bed and go outside for 10 minutes). Track your progress with the help of The Health Fix’s habit tracker templates – Print it and put it in a prominent position that you will see every few hours.
Simply by setting less complex targets like ‘showing up every day’ rather than more ambitious goals, you will strengthen a new routine to the point that its just part of who you are and what you do. Often the more general goal will achieve itself without you thinking about it.
. . . That’s it for this dose,
Until the next time – Stay Motivated!💪🏼
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