Its the beginning of the year and for a successful 2019, you need to practice good habits.
According to Canadian best selling author Robin Sharma, there are 8 new habits that you need to install to make 2019, your best year yet.
Here are the 8 habits as listed by the author of “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari”.
1. Write a journal before you sleep.
Writing a journal is a good way to get your head together. From pouring your feelings to writing down your hopes and dreams for the new year, a journal is a great way to keep yourself accountable and track of your progress.
2. Be early for every meeting.
Time management is a key element of becoming successful and being early for meetings no matter how small shows that you are serious and organized. Spending your time wisely this year can help improve your productivity.
3. Leave everyone you meet better.
Leaving everyone you meet better is definitely a good thing to do this 2019. It surely doesn’t hurt to be nice and it will make you feel better at the end of the day.
4. Speak like a leader, not a victim.
You are not a victim, you are a leader in your own right. Therefore stop the pity party and speak positivity in your life. Leadership can come from the way you carry yourself, interact with others as well as how you express yourself. carry your head high and believe in yourself.
5. Read for at least 60 minutes each day.
The reading culture is something worth adopting this 2019. Apart from a growing list of benefits, reading nurtures you, broadens your thinking and helps change how you view life. It is often said “a reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.”
6. Spend a day in a week without your phone.
This is a hard one but a necessary habit to adopt for a successful 2019 because spending all day engrossed in your phone and social media tears you down rather than build you up. Therefore take a break from your phone, unplug and invest in something else other than virtual reality.
7. Plan your week every Sunday morning.
Failing to plan, is planning to fail therefore go ahead and plan out your week every Sunday morning. This habit will help you kick-start every week with zeal in order to be successful this 2019. This habit cultivates foresight and increases productivity in the coming week.
8. Start your days with intense exercise.
Get your fitness goals right, start your day with some exercise to give you that good energy for the day and be productive. Research shows that an early morning exercise session will ” make you feel awake and have more energy after your workout. With a great deal of energy and endorphins, you are able to take on tasks more efficiently throughout the day.