Today’s conversation is all about habit change, identity, Marie Kondo, & how small changes can have big impacts in our lives. Also: What Tracey and I believe is missing from the cultural conversation around building better habits and letting shit go. Specifically, the questions we’re asking are: What prevents us from sustaining change? How do we get in our own way?
Topics discussed include:
- Tracey’s and my experiences with the Marie Kondo method
- How small changes have big impacts
- Letting go of old identities
- The relationship between identity and habit change
- Feeling your brain change as you adopt new habits
- How decluttering your house can declutter your brain, life, etc.
- Changing your story about who you are
- Why is habit change not sustainable? What’s being missed in the conversation?
- Congruency and alignment and habit change
- Ending relationships — both familial and romantic
- How getting divorced required Tracey to update her identity
- How cultivating a long term relationship required me to let go of my identity as a single person
- Why changing your identity is work and why you WILL fall back into old patterns
- How we reject part of ourselves
- Manifesting and identity
- And more!
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Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
Atomic Habits by James Clear
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
You Need a Budget by Jesse Mecham
The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin
Piquing Our Curiosity:
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker, PhD
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