I’m coming to realize more and more that psychology and habits are more important than knowledge when it comes to making yourself into a better person. Honestly, if I could only observe a single trait that would let me know if someone will be successful in life it would be: Self Control. Wealth, health and fulfilling relationships all require high levels of self control to be successful. In fact, it is difficult to live a truly fulfilled life if you lose control in one of these areas.
The idea of a 30 Day Challenge appeals to me because a complete, permanent lifestyle change feels like a daunting task. But I can do anything for 30 days! I’m willing to try something extreme when I know I only have to do it for a short period of time. Giving up coffee forever sounds terrible but spending 30 days to break the caffeine addiction sounds both achievable and rewarding.
Lifestyle design is the art of figuring out what you want your life to look like and designing a plan to get there. Often, we have habits that are keeping us from living the life we truly desire. Have you ever identified exactly what you want out of life? How comfortable are you with change? Traditionally, are habits easy or difficult for you to change? Continue reading 30 Day Challenges: Expand Your Mind and Comfort Zone