If you’re a kid from the 90s, you’ve probably heard a lot about will-power, motivation, and positive belief.
As a lifetime member of the “self-esteem” generation, I can tell you that tons of effort was put forth by my teachers, parents, and girl scout leaders to foster a deep sense of self-worth and “You-can-do-anything-ness” into my young self and my peers.
I’m not hating. I mean, look at me now – I’m a Life Coach, for crying out loud. Clearly all the shoulder-shaking and trust falls were not lost on me. I LOVED all the self-esteem building I received as a kid. And I credit a lot of of that upbringing as a being a key factor that eventually led me to the coaching industry.
Thing is, there’s some new science hanging out around the block, and while it doesn’t totally cancel out the “Everyone-should-get-a-participation trophy!” movement, it does present some compelling evidence about the power of having a routine.
Watch this video to learn more.
Do you have a written (and posted) schedule? Is there a ceremonious ritual that has helped you increase the joy you find in doing an ordinary task? I’d love to hear about it – comment below!
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