I’ve read an interesting post, in Italian, that deals with how to create a new attitude in 7 steps. It’s pretty classic and useful. Here are the steps:
- take a decision: start now! Even with a small step!
- no exceptions: no excuses!
- make a public commitment: people can help and it helps by itself
- visualize: image yourself while doing that actions. Your brain doesn’t really know if you are leaving it or not, if you imagine it deeply enough.
- use a mantra: repeat and repeat a small sentence about your goal.
- never give up! You need 4 weeks and that will become an habit: be strong!
- celebrate! Associate something that gives you pleasure, with this moment.
Read the whole article for further details.