Whether you are religious or not Lent is a good time to tackle one of those bad habits that make you feel unhealthy, negative or like your life is out of control. The 40-day period â from 22 February to 5 April this year â is the perfect length of time to break a habit.
Our habits, good and bad, make us who we are. The key is having some control over them. If you know how to break a bad habit then even a small effort can create a big impact on your life and confidence. Here are some tips to get you started:
Commit yourself to paper
Write down what you are going to do and put it somewhere where you will see it every day. This does two things. First, it helps you be clear about exactly what it is you want to achieve, and second it keeps you on track since it is easy to dismiss a thought, but harder to dismiss a promise printed in front of you.
Don’t give in to cravings
Most people fail when trying to change a habit because they give in to cravings….