It’s one of the robin’s egg blue summer days. I’m kicked back on a swap-shaped floaty, taking sips from a water bottle that does not, in fact, contain water. I turn my face to the sky and thank the internet gods for blessing me with a job that allows me to take Beach Days.
Juuuuuuust kidding! I’m actually typing this in dirty jean shorts while I drink room temperature coffee and turn up the air conditioning by two notches.
When you own a business, it expands to fill the space you give it. It can creep into your evenings and weekends. It can creep into Date Night. It can creep into perfect July afternoons that would be better spent someplace sandy.
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The music at First Avenue is eardrum-ruining loud and – like an idiot – I’ve forgotten ear plugs. After a few songs I can’t enjoy because I’m certain I’m going deaf, I push my way towards the bathroom. I’m convinced I can fashion makeshift ear protection from tiny, wadded up pieces of toilet paper.
And it is there, in the bathroom stall at a music venue, that I see a quote that changes the way the way I navigate my professional and creative life:
I ignore the profanities and graffiti surrounding this gem and stumble back into the music, thinking about this. If I am what I do every day, what things should I be doing every day? What kind of life do I want and what can I do every day to help me get there?
I thought about this, friends. I thought about it for the rest of the concert. I thought about it as I drove home. I thought about it as I lay in bed, squinting at the ceiling.
And then I slowly and systematically started to create habits that support theprofessional and creative life I want.
You’re smart. You already know that good habits will get you closer to the life you want.
And you’re totally aware of the bad habits that are pushing you further from your goals.
But you just can’t seem to make habit change stick. You drink smoothies every morning for a few days and then fall off the wagon. You resist Netflix binges for a few weeks, but then you have a bad day and you’re back at it.
You see other people who seem to have all figured out. You wonder what they know that you don’t.
“How can she go running every morning? Doesn’t she ever want to sleep in?”
“He never seems tempted to order a third beer. Why not? Where does he get all that self-control?”
“Every day she unpacks some impressive salad she brought from home and I’m over here with my mediocre $10 deli sandwich. Why can’t I be like that?”
You already know what you should be doing. You just need your brain and body listen. This 6-step system and self-paced course will help you understand how to make habit change stick – for good.
Your good habits feel effortless and almost second nature
You’re finally free of those bad habits that have dogged you for years
You’re not tempted or easily derailed; you don’t waste energy struggling with self-control
If you do fall off the wagon, you treat yourself with compassion and grace; then you get back up and keep going
“This course helped me realize that working out/being active every day is key to my happiness: I feel better, eat better, and look better when I do. With Sarah’s humor, humility, and science-backed strategies, I haven’t missed a workout since I took the class. I know I’ll miss a day eventually, but Make It Stick has also prepared me to lessen the impact of that by planning alternate activities and, most importantly, going easy on myself.” – Bobby S.
“This course really forced me to be honest with myself about why I’m doing or not doing things. Now that I understand my own motivations and triggers, it’s so much easier to change my habits!” – Geraline M.
What you’ll gain in this course:
A specific-to-you plan for changing your habits
An understanding of why your attempts at habit change have failed in the past
Science-backed strategies for avoiding temptation and reinforcing good habits
Methods you can apply over and over again, to any habit you want to make or break
After you sign up, you’ll immediately have access to:
8 self-paced modules
9 video lessons
9 audio versions of that same lessons so you can listen at the gym or in your car
You will be taken to an order form. Once your purchase is complete, you’ll receive an email with your workbook and access to the whole course!
“This is the magic formula. I’ve been trying to build a regular fitness habit for a decade, but I wasn’t allowing myself room for any deviation whatsoever. Now I have a whole collection of mini ‘bookmark’ activities that I love to do, so that when I can’t get in a ‘real’ workout, I’m still moving my body every day and maintaining my habit.” – Erin G.
“Where was this information all my life?!! Habit School helped my discover why my new habits haven’t stuck in the past. The suggestions to focus on how I feel when I do the bad habit, and then what I want to feel is mind-shifting!” – Amy C.
We’re more than halfway through 2017. I’d love to help you make the second half of this year better than the first! You can read more about Make It Stick Habit Schoolhere or click below to join us right now!
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