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Mini Habits

Just start where you are until it becomes habit.
I stumbled upon a book called Mini Habits1 and I decided to order it. 

I haven't read it yet, but I may report back to you when I'm done. It's about doing the same thing everyday until it becomes easier, routine, a habit, even if it's only 5 minutes a day. In fact, the author says if we don't have the time to read his book we can take our time by reading 2 pages a day until we finish it (establishing a habit of reading and finishing something). 

After reading it I hope to become better at practicing and mastering certain things in my life. I think part of the unmotivation I have regarding certain areas is that certain things are just downright boring. Nevertheless, I know I need to do the boring stuff now, so I can do the fun stuff later. 

This blog helps me establish habits and it helps me with finishing things. People are becoming to expect it daily and I take that seriously. Imagine if Lebron James didn't practice even though people pay all that money to see him? He can't take that lightly. Even though I'm not on his level, I take this blog as seriously as he takes basketball.

Being unmotivated to develop good habits was my problem for a long time, because I put other things in front of my goals. Now I'm playing catch up and it's ok though. I know God will continue to give me the strength to carry on2. There's a lot I need to get accomplished. I feel as though I am not helping enough people. This blog is the start of many great things in order to help others and you're in on the ground floor. I appreciate everyone who comes to my blog. If I'm helping you, you're also helping me. Yet I still have a few more areas that I can develop better habits in (diet/fitness being one of them).

I leave you with these questions: What are you doing as a mini habit? What are some areas of your life where you can start? Are you doing enough in those areas that are lacking discipline? Why not start right now?


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Footnotes: 
1. Book by Stephen Guise 
2. Philippians 4:13

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