Forty two days
to a new you
Tracking progress is fun.
One way we physically mark progress is by placing a burning cake in front of people. This year, we’ll need to keep the shades drawn when my cake comes out, lest the neighbours think that ours is the new light house of the street. Even with the blinds drawn, the amount of light that will be coming from my cake will scream grow op.
As you grow up, you cake looks like a grow op. I’m sure there’s a joke in there somewhere for someone with more skill than myself. Run with it.
The candles are a physical representation of time. Noticing time and repeating things over time is a great way to grow a habit. Finding a physical way to represent the change can be powerful
They say it takes twenty one days to create a habit. I’ve had a lot of posts here about how habits and having a practice is a way to make incremental change. Habits are good.
I think that 21 days is a bit short sighted in terms of the sense of self support that people really nee…
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