What is a “Habit”?

Hey everyone! I hope you are having a nice week so far!

Over the weekend we talked about making “One Tiny Itty Bitty Change” to help your long-term health goal. Mine was using Stevia in my coffee instead of sugar. At first this was a huge change because I’ve been using sugar in my coffee for 20+ years. After a couple of days it became much easier so now I am on my way to breaking one habit and building a new.

Tonight I want to talk about the word “habit” and what it means. There are a lot of definitions but my favorite is: A habit is something we do without even thinking about it. It is our usual manner of behavior, or a behavior pattern acquired by frequent repetition. (Joyce Meyer).

Basically a habit can be anything we do regularly, normally, whether intentional or not, and good or bad. (*See more definitions below)

Name one habit that you would like to develop (or improve). I would like to walk more.

What would be a good (small) way you could start developing this habit. I could start walking laps around my yard while dinner is cooking on a couple of nights a week.

Share your thoughts in the comments!

Be Peaceful!


*Dictionary.com – noun

1. an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary: the habit of looking both ways before crossing the street.

2. customary practice or use: Daily bathing is an American habit.

3. a particular practice, custom, or usage: the habit of shaking hands.

4. a dominant or regular disposition or tendency; prevailing character or quality: She has a habit of looking at the bright side of things.

5. addiction, especially to narcotics (often preceded by the).

6. mental character or disposition: a habit of mind.

7. characteristic bodily or physical condition

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