Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More. | James Clear

If you're in a hurry, scroll half-way down through this article to the section on How to Design a Better Environment. The 3 strategies are spot on! 

My favorite: "Whenever possible, design your habits so they fit in the flow of your current patterns." He uses the example of placing a musical instrument in the middle of your room if your goal is to practice more. 

This is exactly what I do with music, as well as with yoga, meditation, and other habits I want to encourage myself to stick to by creating an environment that makes it as easy and as likely as possible to flow these activities into my daily life.


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