We all have bad habits.
It is simply a fact of life. Not all of us have the same habits, but there always are a few that don’t serve us and keep on holding us back.
Most of the time we know that our habits are non-supportive to the goals that we want to achieve, but instead of breaking these habits, we often rationalise our behaviour by trivialising the negative effects these baits may have on our lives. We say to ourselves “Oh it’s just this once,” or “tomorrow I will start the diet so today I’m going to pig out”, or “I have a distant uncle who smoked all his life and he didn’t have cancer”, or “you can’t have a party without alcohol”, etc. etc. etc.
Why do we do that?
Well, it’s simply because changing a habit requires an immense amount of work. When we try to make a change, but with the attitude of giving it a try, rather than being committed to changing it, we often back off at the first sign of trouble. And then we try it again after a while, and again we back off, this time even sooner after we’ve started because the previous failure has taken some of our belief and willpower away from us. There is an evidence that we have failed once, and therefore, in the back of our minds, we already doubt the possibility of breaking the habits. On the other hand, there is absolutely no evidence of us achieving this goal at all.
Every single year people set New Year Resolutions for themselves and every year these get abandoned around February, or even the middle of January. And every year people abandon their goals sooner and sooner, to the point that many people don’t even bother setting that New Year Resolution at all. Does that sound familiar to you at all? Be honest with yourself!
(Read this article from Fast Company Magazine to dig deeper into the Science of Why Breaking A Bad Habit Is So Hard.)
There are people who have successfully quit their bad habits though. So how did they do it? I can tell you that I used to have a huge number of bad habits. I used to smoke and drink excessively. I used to leave things till the last minute, and then struggle to get things done on time. I used to react violently to the slightest bit of irritation. Whatever bad habits you may have, chances are, I had them at one time or another. So how did I manage to kick them? I’ll let you in on a secret: it’s not with mere willpower. There is a systematic way of breaking bad habits. If you follow the system diligently and consistently, you too can break the bad habits.
Listen to this audio file below to learn more:
I have built a step-by-step system to help you break your bad habits and keep them at bay. You can download the PDF below and start improving your life right away.
Why am I giving this valuable resource away for free? Because I struggled for many years with my bad habits, and I want to help as many people as possible to avoid going through the same hardship. These habits cost me years of my life and endless misery. If I can help just one person avoid the same mistakes that I have made, then all of my efforts will be worthwhile. So click on the link below to download this PDF “Quit That Now!”
Commit to following these steps I’ve laid out for you, and you WILL definitely, absolutely, 100% be able to quit your bad habits too.
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