Most people are unaware that small actions over time can have huge benefits. They don’t want to try because they think it will be too difficult to break old habits or take too long to see results.
Even simple adjustments in your daily habits can have a profound impact on your health, relationships, and finances.
Taking the stairs instead of the elevator, for example, will help you lose weight and feel better about yourself in the long run.
You’ll feel more focused and be able to learn new things if you stop scrolling through TikTok or Facebook during your coffee breaks and instead do insightful activities like reading a few pages of books or practicing new skills.
You can also improve your health by quitting smoking or limiting your alcohol consumption. If you’re having problems breaking a bad habit, break it down into manageable steps.
The point is, you have to start somewhere. And even if it is small, it can make a big difference.
We overlook the value of tiny habits. We prefer to ignore little changes since they don’t seem important.
Saving a dime today will not make you rich overnight, and doing a few push-ups and walking around today will not make you slimmer tomorrow either. However, over time, even seemingly insignificant behaviors can accumulate and become significant. One tiny alteration will have a tremendous impact on the long-term results
Many people make an effort to lose weight by taking a diet, but they give up after a few months due to lack of progress. Consider taking small steps today to make significant improvements in the future.
Reduce your time spent on social media. As we surf through social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok, it’s easy to lose track of time. According to study, those who spend more time on Facebook are more likely to be depressed than those who do not.
The use of social media can cause individuals to become fascinated with it to the point that it distorts their reality and makes them less productive. Instead, spend your time reading a good book or doing anything else productive with your time.
When you make minor adjustments, you will not instantly see a difference in your situation. Over time, though, these modifications will have a significant impact on your health and success in life.
Small changes can make a big impact. Try it today!
A solution to stop scrolling through social media is to delete the apps off your phone and/or mute the notifications. And if you’re feeling brave, give your passwords to someone you trust. I did that and was able to break the FB and IG addiction. Let’s face it- we are all addicted to social media… there’s no denying it. We are wired to crave social interaction and the brain cannot tell the difference between online vs. offline interaction. 🤭
It’s been 3 years since I’ve been scrolling on FB and IG (never got TikTok and don’t plan to) and I haven’t had the desire to use these platforms since, even after my hiatus ended a long time ago lol. Whenever I did log in, I always left feeling empty and dissatisfied with my life. It made me realize that I’m better off without social media, and generally happier not using these platforms.
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Wow, how you that? Yeah, I agree with you, we’re all addicted to social media. But I guess checking it from time to time is not bad, sometimes we need also to understand some of the benefits of social media, like building relationships, staying connected with friends, creating new connections and building businesses. What I mean is, we must be more intentional and responsible with social media we must use it with a purpose or at least try to use in moderation. But you know, you’re amazing, detaching yourself from social media it’s really hard, it takes enough discipline to do that.
Thank you Hilary.
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Indeed. Social media is a tool. It’s not good or bad, but often times we get so caught up in it that it ends up distracting us more than anything. And like anything addictive or dopamine-rewarding, it’s hard to give it up at first but it does get easier over time. It’s only as hard as we make it out in our minds to be. Get rid of the source/distraction and it won’t require as much discipline or mental energy to stay away from it! Even cutting out social media for one day a week is a start. Good luck! 🙂
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