34 minutes | Feb 13, 2020

Episode 14 - No More Broken Promises - Create Lasting Change

Why do your resolutions or promises fail?Why can’t your loved one stop smoking/drinking/gambling, etc.?Why is ‘change’ so hard?Evidenced-based research shows us that “people do not resist change; people resist being changed.”A great book on the science of creating change, or a fresh start in your life, is Atomic Habits, by James Clear. The number one strategy is understanding that tiny steps equate to massive growth.The second thing that he talks about in the book is the plateau of latent potentiality. In money, this is compounding interest.Number three is, and this is the crux of creating powerful change – identity. Become the best version of yourself. Create your identity. And you get to choose. Who do you want to be? When you make that decision, acting on it becomes natural.Maslow's hierarchy, he talks about plus one or minus one. Each day when you wake up, you get to choose each action, and each action is going to create a plus one or a minus one in terms of positive change.Co-hosts Susan Kenney and Dave Kenney have a powerful discussion into the newest evidenced-based research exploring how you can create a fresh start in your life. By implementing these proven strategies, you can rise above.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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