How Habits Change

October 4, 2017By Rael KalleyHabits, Uncategorized

How Habits Change Habits change. But only you want them to. Today we look at the next step in the formula for making habits change: replacement. I constantly see examples of the things people do repeatedly that bring them stress, frustration and hardship and then, like the movie Groundhog Day, get up the next morning … Read More

Why Are Habits So Hard to Change?

September 27, 2017By Rael KalleyHabits

Why Are Habits So Hard to Change? Why are habits so hard to change? Simple: because they are habits. As flippant as that seems, it is a profoundly true statement. Last week we started talking about the formula for building a new habit. First, we must recognize our ingrained habits. Some habits are extremely hard to … Read More

How to Build a New Habit: It’s a Formula

September 20, 2017By Rael KalleyHabits, Uncategorized

How to Build a New Habit: It's a Formula Few of us who struggle with how to build a new habit even realize realize the extent to which our habits already govern everything we do. Habits are not just those mechanical behaviours, like brushing our teeth, that we repeatedly perform: they reveal themselves in almost … Read More

An Inspired Idea to Reach a Goal

August 16, 2017By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

An Inspired Idea to Reach a Goal If you’re trying to stay motivated to reach a goal, find a mentor who’s been successful, and ask what they do. I found a great example of this recently. Last week we talked about how we can use the metaphoric counter in our heads to help us stay … Read More

1 Simple Trick to Stay Motivated

August 9, 2017By Rael KalleyHabits, Uncategorized

1 Simple Trick to Stay Motivated Following last week’s discussion on how long it takes to form a new habit, I received several responses from people all asking basically the same question: How do I stay motivated to continue a behaviour until it truly does become habituated? Most agreed that the foundation of a new … Read More