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HOW TO ACCIDENTALLY TURN SOMETHING INTO A HABIT

How do you turn something into a habit?


My favorite strategy is to proudly announce that I’m going to do something, without fully foreseeing the consequences of it.

What you’re currently reading is a great example of that.

Two weeks ago I realized that I wanted to share things that inspire me with a group of lovely people, and before I knew it I committed to writing this biweekly 2-minute treat for you.

And you know what? As long as I don’t go into overthinking mode (see “what I love asking people'“ below), I love my new habit! Whenever I read, see or do something that inspires me, it excites me that I now have an outlet to share it. I even fantasize about 80-year-old me skimming through a huge catalogue of these little emails, all filled with things I love.


So here we go again… part 2 of hopefully many 2-minute treats to come:

WHAT I REDISCOVERED

One of the side effects of the pandemic is that I spend way more time in my head than is healthy for me. It’s almost like I forget that there is more to me than just my brain.


Continue reading here, and sign up for my biweekly two-minute treat here!

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