Ep 32: Overcoming Conditioning


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Many times when we are trying to make a habit upgrade, we try to do it by just forcing the issue. We make a commitment to ourselves. “I’m going to workout 5 days a week” “I’m going to stop arguing with my dad about politics” “I’m going to make my bed every day” “I’m not going to drink anymore”. We maybe get hyped on tracking this thing that we want to do, building up a streak that we don’t want to break. Maybe we even go as far as telling other people about it to keep us accountable. But so often we are STILL not able to maintain these habit upgrades long term. We haven’t made it a lifestyle change so the habit is temporary, not permanent. If we want to make our habits stick, we need to dig into the beliefs that live underneath them. It’s likely that there are some shit beliefs happening beneath the surface that you are not yet aware of. Making a lifestyle change versus a temporary upgrade relies on you bringing these beliefs to the surface and changing them. Today we’re going to talk about how to do that.