I’ve been reading about habits lately and will soon share my thoughts on a couple fantastic books. First, Rich Habits by Thomas C. Corley is a quick, easy read and can be knocked out in an afternoon. The second, The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg is a more in-depth study of habits. I read it two years ago and felt a need to re-read it again due to my experience with Building-Income.
Focusing on habits was spurred by reading many blogs that continually hit on the subject. Some may not realize they are even talking about habits when they discuss a chosen topic. It’s one of the over-arching issues with personal finance and investing.
Last week, I slid into a depression and stopped writing in the morning. My work on the blog faltered and I had a hard time keeping up with my social media responsibilities. I also stopped working on my fiction projects. Luckily, I still hammered out my work responsibilities, but when I returned home I dropped on the couch, grabbed the remote and started Netflix.
It was more than a full week before creativity returned and I wanted to get in front of the keyboard.
So, with all my previous focus on habits, specifically my habits, how did I so easily fall apart last week?Read More