Before you conceive change of life, is to test yourself in life.
A activity and small goals in your life we perceive as short-term projects. Among the most popular: “English”, “to lose weight”, “complete detox program”.
However, short-lived effort that has the same attitude as the verbs “to eat” and “work”. In the sense that once something you can eat, but for some reason after 3-4 hours again want to eat, says WoMo.ua strategist Elena Turanskaya.
Before you conceive change of life, is to test yourself on the shore: “whether a one-time effort is enough? If not, ready/if I’m ready to permanently release for this cell activity in your weekly schedule that is equivalent to, say, half of the day?”. For example, there is a desire to “advance”.
But, in the end, there is no such condition of “tight English”. There is a state “Speak English fluently with using idioms” and “Watch movies with subtitles, secretly exhausted from the discomfort, but do not miss the opportunity to boast about it on Facebook”. How about to permanently abandon half the books that I read in their native language and switch to English? And every trip on the subway to devote to the repetition of new words?
Psychotherapists sherry Cormier and Harold Hackney in his textbook “the Strategy and interventions of counseling” talking about the three characteristics of objectives: behavior, conditions, and frequency. The first is the formulation of objectives in behavioral terms. The closer to concrete action, the better. For example, “want to blog” and “I want to write posts in blog”. The second conditions. It’s not so much about the time that “stands under occupation”, but about time and space, which is released under the new activity. And third, as already mentioned, frequency. In the end, one gets the goal with his rhythm – the “publish new posts on Wednesdays and Saturdays and to take on their training for three hours, moving meetings with clients at night.”
such restrictions – they are about honesty. About the opportunity to soberly assess their resources and wait for the class of dreams, — such, who is happy to devote at least a vacant evening, though, and all weekend, and even life.
Earlier “Today” reported about the correct habit: how to program yourself for a successful day. The first 10 minutes of your morning is what will determine your General condition.