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Replace Resolutions with Mini-Habits

 

With each new year that begins, many of us find it customary to make long lists of goals we refer to as 'resolutions' that often get forgotten and unfulfilled.

“According to U.S. News, 80% of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions by the second week in February. This is a sad statistic. That means most of us only stay committed for a month and a half - according to James Clear, the author of Atomic Habits. It takes anywhere from two to eight months to develop a new behavior or habit,” and starting with only one simple step is really all you need to get started. By setting a goal that is small enough that requires nearly no motivation to complete, we are setting ourselves up for success - we refer to these goals as 'mini-habits'.

A ‘mini-habit’ is one positive behavior change that you force yourself to do every single day. It would be a mini step that paves the way to a larger goal - like a stepping stone. By aiming for a mini-habit that is easy to achieve, such as one push-up or one extra glass of water, we give ourselves a greater chance to succeed and therefore a higher probability that we will repeat the behavior each day - eventually accumulating to a much greater benefit. Once you settle into the mini-habit, its wise to build its difficulty. One push-up a day may become five or ten push ups and so on. 

“It's the little things that we do for ourselves every day that culminate in making a big difference to our health and well-being. Whether your mini-habits are for improved nutrition or exercise, sleep or play time - these different parts of our lifestyle are all equally important pieces in the wellness puzzle,” says Yu Ming O’Neil, co-founder of Sparkle Wellness. 

Try using mini-habits this year. "Replacing the tradition of long and laborious lists of resolutions, with just one single mini-habit can be the ideal building block for positive changes in a part of our wellness puzzle that we choose to focus on." she continues.

 Sparkle today to Sparkle daily.



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