Tag: Cue

  • Monday Motivation

    Focus on the environment of the habit. A cue initiates every habit. We are more likely to notice cues that quickly stand-out in our environment. Small changes in our environment can promote large changes in our behavior over time. How will you make the cues of good habits obvious in your environment? Bit by bit, our habits […]

  • Motivation Monday

    Make your Cue attractive… As an opportunity or experience becomes more attractive, the more likely we can build a habit. Habits are a dopamine-driven feedback loop, which means when our dopamine activity increases, our motivation to perform the behavior will also rise. Oftentimes, the anticipation of a reward (not  the reward itself) coerces us to take action. The higher the anticipation, the higher the […]

  • Motivation Monday

    Make your Cue obvious… With enough practice, your brain will learn the cues the forecast specific behaviors without consciously thinking about it. However, as our habits become automatic, we can stop paying attention to our actions and behaviors. As we change our behaviors, we need to always begin with awareness.  We need to be aware of our habits before we can […]

  • Motivation Monday

    What is a habit? A habit is a behavior that has been repeated enough times to become automatic. What is the ultimate purpose of a habit? To solve problems in life with as little energy and effort as possible.     How do you build better habits in 4 simple steps? Step 1: Problem Phase Cue The cue triggers […]