Experts, Well-Being - Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:00 - 11 Comments
Everybody has bad habits. Everybody. Now, granted, some people have less than others and some people’s bad habits are more grating than others, but we all have them. Some we know we possess and others we don’t.
Well, Chris, how can I get rid of a bad habit if I don’t know I have it? It’s simple, but hard. Ask somebody who loves you and has your best interest in mind to be brutally honest with you and tell you your bad habits.
You might think, “Yeah, but I’ll be embarrassed.” Would you rather everyone talk behind your back? Get up the courage and ask. Be gracious and don’t defend yourself. Just accept it and work on it.
What about the ones we know about? Those are the tough ones. How do I know they are tough? Because they must be tough if you know about them and yet you still have them! If they weren’t tough, they would be former bad habits!
So, how do you break a bad habit? How do you give it the boot out of your life? Here are a few things that must be a part of the plan.
1. You must want them to go.
Some people don’t want to break their bad habits. I have seen parents choose Continue…
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