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The Gravity of Habits

Like planets, habits have a gravity.

You’re probably trying to develop a new habit right about now. Let’s call it Planet Workout.

You’re fighting pretty hard to stay near Planet Workout, but you are constantly fighting off the pull from Planet CouchButt.* Despite your efforts, the gravity from Planet CouchButt has a firm hold on you.

How do you break the pull of bad habit gravity?

Thrust — enough to break free of old orbits.



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