“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habit. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”
My greatest accomplishments are the habits I've formed. Here's a few I'm proud of:
- Maintaining an empty inbox: email is done only when there are none left
- Saying "I love you" whenever I say goodbye to family
- Using the "I don't want to do this" lurch in my stomach as a compass - when I feel the lurch, that's when I know it's worth doing
Today I'm working on productivity habits. I have a habit right now of editing and simplifying my to do lists as a way to avoid work. I'm working on a habit of only doing that once a week. The goal is to wake up the other 6 days of the week and have my list already made - so I can jump right into work.
What habits are you working on?