The One Habit that Can Transform Your World Forever

Any single habit not only can, but WILL change your world forever. It’s because of the nature of habits.

Michał Stawicki
Sep 2, 2017 · 4 min read

1. Every single habit of yours will stay with you forever.

Habits are stored in the most based part of the human brain, the basal ganglia that we share with birds, reptiles and mammals, of course.

2. Your habits constitute who you are.

That’s what the etymology of the word “habit” dictates. You are a conglomerate of your habits because they determine your actions, which fuel a feedback loop of your internal beliefs and attitudes.


The One Habit

I really want to say that the habit that will transform your life is a gratitude diary. It’s not only simple and easy to develop; it also affects your way of thinking and in effect, elevates your whole personal philosophy.

It’s Exercising

Exercising is one of the very few well-documented keystone habits — habits that “have a multiplier or a domino effect in your life.” (a neat definition coined by Brian Tracy). In other words, if you adopt an exercising habit, your chances for adopting more good habits skyrocket.

I Have Firsthand Experience with That

For years, doing a single consecutive series of pushups was one of the very few habits I cultivated. For years, my life was stagnant.

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Michał Stawicki

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Authorpreneur. Progress fanatic. I help people change their lives… even if they don’t believe they can. I blog on http://ExpandBeyondYourself.com/

Better Humans

Better Humans is a collection of the world's most trustworthy writing on human potential and self improvement by coaches, academics, and aggressive self-experimenters. Articles are based on deep personal experience, science, and research. No fluff, book reports, or listicles.