The Physics of Real Life
Sir Isaac Newton taught us that objects at rest tend to stay at rest and objects in motion tend to stay in motion. This is just as true for humans as it is for falling apples. People in motion tend to stay in motion. The 3-Minute Rule works for big goals as well as small goals because of our inertia. Once you start doing something, it’s easier to continue doing it. I love the 3-Minute Rule because it embraces the idea that all sorts of good things happen once we get started.
Want to become a better writer? Start by writing one sentence, and you’ll often find yourself writing for an hour.
Want to eat healthier? Take one bite out of a carrot and you’ll often find yourself inspired to make a healthy salad as well.
Want to make reading a habit? Read the first page of a new book, and, before you know it, the first three chapters have flown by.
The physics of real life is all about beginning positive habits to to create momentum for positive long-lasting change.
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