Stringing New Habits

I am trying to add more good habits to my current chain. I would like to do my planks, writing, walking, jumping and listening throughout the day. What I am getting at to accomplish these tasks consistently is by stringing them with existing routines. I figured that if the cue is consistent then carrying out the new habit tied to this will happen. Easier said than done.

This exercise has reminded me of the discomfort that comes with starting something. Before an action becomes second nature, deliberate and conscious action is needed. When all our facilities are alert to what we are doing, it is tiring. It takes a while and the key is to keep going even as it seems like no progress is evident.

So I shall carry on, stringing along these desired actions as much as I could muster. The pleasure I derive is from the actual doing anyway. The outcome is secondary.

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