We've all heard it before: on average, it takes nearly 21 days to successfully break free of an old habit and start anew. It sounds so simple, right? Well, for many, switching up the familiar can be challenging. Where will you begin? Where will the motivation and inspiration come from? The key to changing any habit and starting anew is consistency and persistence. While this may be easier said than done, here is something to consider that will provide you with a physical reminder, interaction, and motivation. Check it out!
The infamous sticky note. The truth is, I hardly use sticky notes for reminders or to scatter about on notebooks like most. I tend to find creativevways to utilize these little guys because otherwise, I'd look over them, honestly. Try this sticky note count-down to change a habit in 21 days.
Align 21 sticky notes in an area of your home that you can see daily.
In reverse-numeric order, begin numbering each note.
After you've completed your habit-changing mission for the day, tear off the sticky note, and toss it!
Simple, right? Right. Now, here are a few tips.
Include a few motivating words or quotes for each sticky note to keep yourself going.
Use any size, or shape sticky note that works for you.
Get into exciting, attention-grabbing colors to keep your mind from boredom and looking over your goal.
Remember that change is possible through persistence and consistency. Be inspired,