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Consistency.

A friend replied to one of my emails a few weeks ago and gave me a great hint on how to start your day more productive: always go to bed and wake up at the same time. I gave it a shot: my alarm has been ringing on 6:50, every day for a week now.

What's crazy about that: I went to bed at 1.30am on Friday and set my alarm to 9:00. And what happened? I woke up at exactly 6:49! After only a few days consistently waking up at the same time. Impressive, body. And I actually wanted to sleep longer... But that's the thing, you also have to stick to it on the weekends to make it last.

Belle Beth Cooper writes that, in building a habit, quantity is more important than quality. You should pick something very tiny, very easy, and repeat it every single day, consistently.


Do you have any habits you're trying to develop right now?
-Jan



Oh, by the way, here's a first result of our Twitter images "hack". Not every image goes that well, but it's a good start:

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