5 Habits to Break Today to Make Tomorrow Better

5 Habits To Break Today To Make Tomorrow Better 1024x576, Tri-Star Martial Arts Academy Bradley & New Lenox

Habits are interesting things: they start as one-time events, and before you know what’s happening, you have already formed them. Without these habits, many things in our lives would be excessively time-consuming.

Our body starts habits to prevent us from thinking about every little step every single time. So habits can be good or bad, and once you form one, it is hard to stop.

A habit can lessen your problems, or it can cause more. The habits that you form today can lead to a good or a bad tomorrow. It all depends on which habits you choose to develop.

For example, you can choose to procrastinate, which leads to more stress in the long run. Or you can choose to do things efficiently, which will decrease your stress and increase productivity. You have control over your habits.

Remember: You are born looking like your circumstances and you die looking like your habits!

So, what current habits should you break right away if you truly want to make tomorrow better? Here are a few examples:

Martial Arts Bradley New Lenox Stress Eating, Tri-Star Martial Arts Academy Bradley & New Lenox
STRESS EATING
  1. Stress eating. Stress eating involves eating unhealthy snacks or meals when you’re stressed out. If you eat like this regularly, you’re probably not eating as nutritiously as you should.
  • And most of the time, it’s not as if you’re intentionally eating this way. You do this because you feel stressed out, so you eat. You don’t have to. Breaking the habit of stress eating may be challenging, but it’s essential to do so.
  • Instead of reaching for the food you normally would, implement STOP, CHALLENGE, and CHOOSE. Stop yourself and challenge the action… meaning ask what’s the benefit if I do eat this and what’s the benefit if I don’t. Then Choose your next course of action.
  • Need assistance with getting your eating under control? Let’s hop on a quick call and chat about your health goals and see if I can help. CLICK HERE to set that up.
Sitting To Long A Work, Tri-Star Martial Arts Academy Bradley & New Lenox
SITTING TO LONG
  1. The habit of sitting for too long at a time. It can seem challenging to find the time to do anything these days. But it’s crucial to make time to exercise. Exercise can help you feel your best throughout the day, and it’s a great way to cope with stress.
  • You might think it’s okay to sit down for hours on end, especially when you have a lot on your to-do list. But it’s important to get up and move around now and then. Moving around helps boost your metabolism, which can help prevent weight gain and reduce stress.
  • Our martial arts classes in Bradley & New Lenox are a great way to get some exercise, meet new people, gain confidence, and learn how to protect yourself. CLICK HERE to get your FREE trial now!
Hitting The Snooze Alarm, Tri-Star Martial Arts Academy Bradley & New Lenox
HITTING THE SNOOZE
  1. Hitting snooze on your alarm clock. No one likes waking up in the morning. But anyone who wakes up is happy to do it finally. The difference between the high achievers and the rest of us is that the latter hit the snooze button on their alarm clock.
  • Hitting snooze also makes it easy to fall back asleep and push back time on essential activities. This habit can affect your mood and makes it difficult to perform at your peak during the day.
  • The thing with sleep is, the more sleep-deprived you are, the less productive you’ll be. That is because sleep revitalizes your body and your mind, which helps keep you alert and focused.
  • That does not mean it’s a good idea to hit the snooze button multiple times each morning in an attempt to get more sleep. Do this instead: Go to sleep earlier than usual if you feel you don’t have a good rest each night.
Social Media To Long, Tri-Star Martial Arts Academy Bradley & New Lenox
SOCIAL MEDIA
  1. Spending hours on social media. According to a study, daily social media users spend an average of 2.5 hours on sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. The problem here is that social media is often used not to relax but to procrastinate.
  • 76% of adults between the ages of 18 and 34 use social media to waste time at work, according to a survey. All that time spent on social media is time lost at work or school.
  • Instead of wasting time on social media, use it more productively. Limit your social media activity to no more than 30 minutes a day.
Breaking News, Tri-Star Martial Arts Academy Bradley & New Lenox
NEGATIVE NEWS
  1. Consuming Negative News. According to statistics, 90% of all media news is negative. Recent studies reveal that an alarming number of Americans check the news hourly. Doctors say that this type of constant news scanning can put the body in a state of stress. This can lead to anxiety issues.
  • Negative news sells. The public has proved to have a bias toward the negative. More often than not, they find positive news boring.
  • Negative news statistics show that bad news can catch readers’ attention. Once on that proverbial hook, a reader can be swayed in whatever direction the reporter wishes them to go. The whole process is like sleight of hand, but with news as opposed to being a magic trick.
  • Turn the news off. Give yourself a break. Just check the weather for the week and that’s it. I promise you your life will not end if you take a week (or more) off of the news cycle.

If you want to make tomorrow better, it’s important to start with breaking your bad habits. These habits can drain your energy and prevent you from reaching your true potential.

If you think you should quit a habit, try quitting for a little while first. This way, if the outcome isn’t what you hoped for, then it’s easy to go back to your old ways. But if things go well once you break the habit, then there will be no turning back!

SHARE THIS POST

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on google
Share on pinterest
Share on tumblr

About our programs

Preschool Martial Arts
in Bradley & New Lenox

Discover why parents love our Preschool Martial Arts program in Bradley & New Lenox. It's the perfect blend of gross motor, personal development and character enrichment. Find out why 100's of families, just like yours, trust Bradley & New Lenox

- SELECT A CLASS OPTION BELOW -

Kids Martial Arts
in Bradley & New Lenox

Parents love our Kids Martial Arts program in Bradley & New Lenox, because it's the perfect blend of self defense, personal development and character enrichment. Find out why so many families, just like yours, love and trust Bradley & New Lenox

- SELECT A CLASS OPTION BELOW -

Teen Martial Arts
in Bradley & New Lenox

Fitness and Self Defense, two major goals parents have when looking for Teen Martial Arts in Bradley & New Lenox. It's time to give your teenager a work out and get the results that they need.

- SELECT A CLASS OPTION BELOW -

Adult Martial Arts
in Bradley & New Lenox

Fitness and Self Defense, two major goals for anyone looking for Adult Martial Arts in Bradley & New Lenox. It's time to change up your work out and get the results you've been looking for.

- SELECT A CLASS OPTION BELOW -

Birthday Parties
in Bradley & New Lenox

When we say we have the best birthday parties in Bradley & New Lenox, we mean it. Give your child the perfect party, while you enjoy a stress free day. Your child will thank you later, we guarantee it!

- SELECT A CLASS OPTION BELOW -

TEST COPY

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

 

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.


Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Fill out the form below to

Get Your Spot Now!

HOME

ABOUT US

PROGRAMS