Our routines are ever-changing - either for better or for worse.
In this blog post, we discuss the science behind why your brain freaks out when you’re in the process of creating a new habit, and most importantly, how to trick your brain and overcome it anyway!
Why is it so important to build lasting habits?
Habits provide the foundation for our goals and, more importantly, our lives.
There are just so many reasons to start developing good habits.
You rush around stressed out all day. You feel behind the clock. Exhausted. Your brain doesn’t want to work anymore. You feel fried. Frazzled.
So how are you going to fix this? What can you do?
As teenagers, we go through so many changes - from our school work increasing, starting casual jobs, shifts in our friendships groups and hormones raging.
We have so many changes that happen to our body, mind and circumstances. This is why it is so important to look after ourselves by implementing self-care.
You rush through your endless list of to-do’s thinking that once it’s all ticked off you can FINALLY relax and not feel so overwhelmed anymore. You can FINALLY feel like you’re keeping up and on top of things. But then, you find the overwhelm increasing as you try to do more. You notice you’re becoming irritable, snappy and grumpy at everyone around you....