The beauty of habit is that it is automatic – but habit has a dark side as well. The minute something becomes a habit, it can become something we stop paying attention to. We can blithely go about our day, worried about other things, knowing that we have our “habits” to support us.
Which is great, right until they don’t. And you know that, because I’m sure you have some “bad” habits as well.
The catch to keeping a habit working for us is to periodically take a look at what we are doing and make sure it’s supporting the goals we’ve set for ourselves. And, if it’s not, then it’s time to make some changes.
So, as you think about your exercise program, how should you evaluate it to see if you need a reboot? [Read more...]