Definition “a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up.”
It is that time of the year during which many of us start to crank up the old machine for another run at creating a great year. The holiday vacations are a recent memory and the New Year is now the present. Many of us have taken the time to write down our goals for the year – hopefully in all areas of our lives.
There is only one challenge. We have to do something different than what we’ve been doing in order to reach these new goals. Because if we don’t, our friend or foe Mr. Habit will take over. We have all heard that it takes 21 days to form or break a new habit or behavior. I am not sure if that has ever been scientifically proven but my experience tells me it is a pretty accurate statement. Read the rest of this entry »