The Power of Habits

If you’d asked me several years ago about habits and routines, I would’ve told you that they were not my thing. I preferred freedom, the ability to spontaneously decide what I wanted to do. Have an agenda full of pre-scheduled tasks? No thanks! I wanted to decide at every moment what I felt like doing or what I thought was the most important or urgent task to do.

But then I started reading about habits. Some people were very excited about them, so I decided to give them a try. I read a little bit about them: how to start new habits, stop the ones you don’t want, and change some you’ve already established (even if you weren’t previously aware of them).

And I have to admit that I was wrong.

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