STICKY HABITS - a simple way to create new habits using sticky notes and a pen.

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit” – Aristotle.

“If you wonder what you were doing in the past, look at your body. If you wonder what will happen to you in the future, look at your habits” – Unknown. 

What you do day in and day out ultimately determines your future. Exercising once will not get you fit. Exercising every day however, will. Writing one page will not make a book. Writing every day however, will. Studies have shown that habits comprise 40% of our daily actions. If a person develops good habits, good things will happen in their life. The great thing about habits is the changes happen without really having to ‘think’ because it becomes automatic.

The good news is new habits are actually simple to create. You just need sticky notes and a pen. The 3” x 3” adhesive note pads (also known as “Post-its” or “Stickies”) work perfectly for creating habits. I call this "sticky habits."

Here are steps in "sticky habits."

1. PICK YOUR NEW HABIT
Pick one new habit to create.
Good habits are:
* small
* simple
* 
sustainable
Write your habit on 3 sticky notes.
Place one sticky note by your bed, one at your desk and one in your purse or wallet.

2. PICK A TRIGGER
Pick a trigger for your habit:
* a
n existing habit
* a specific time of day
* an alarm or calendar reminder

3. RECORD YOUR PROGRESS
Draw a 5 x 7 grid on a sticky note to record your daily progress for a month.

4. 'STICKY' TO YOUR HABIT” DAILY
Read your habit on a sticky note each morning and throughout the day.
Do the new habit at the trigger every day. 
Record every day you do your habit on the sticky note with a grid.
Commit to never missing more than one day in a row.
Stick to your habit for one month.

It's simple, but it works, and it could change your life!

STICKY HABIT RESOURCES

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Barney Matthews,
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Barney Matthews,
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