Are You Building Your Habits by Feel?

Are You Building Your Habits by Feel?

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?

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