Have you heard of "Habit Stacking" before?
Breaking down old habits and patterns that don’t support our goals and creating new ones is a practice - it’s not always easy, and it’s about discipline and focus.
So - how can we make it easier for ourselves?
Habit Stacking is what I have my clients do when it seems like there are too many new things to remember. For example, my client is working on paying attention to her food intake. I want her to:
For a busy woman, this may seem like a lot of things to add onto your plate - so here’s how we stack:
It can feel scary and intimidating to introduce so many new habits into your daily routine - that’s why a lot of people fall off. They introduce so many, arguably too many, new things into their routine. It's uncomfortable, unfamiliar, and becomes unsustainable - and they don’t stick to it. Introducing new habits together, habit stacking, lessens the load, and introduces them slowly as to not knock your whole routine off.