Lessons Learned Being Consistent
It’s my last email for the year, so I wanted to reflect on the most important takeaway this year: consistency.
It might seem obvious, so I want to review what helped me be more consistent over the past few months.
I started my daily newsletter last month. When I tried to start a weekly newsletter in the past, I had a harder time keeping up with it.
Developing ideas and publishing was more difficult, but it became much easier when I went daily. Ideas came to me every day because I knew I had to write every day.
There’s also less pressure to be perfect because tomorrow is a new day with a new article.
I also started to break down my todos into smaller items and found it easier to start them.
Once I got the habit of writing every day in place, I started adding more recurring items to my daily todo list to build upon my other small successes.
- Do something small every day
- Avoid perfectionism
- Break your todos down
- Chain small wins together
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