Welcome to the Early to Rise Challenge! Throughout the month of March, I’m challenging myself and my readers to make the most of their mornings. So every week day morning at 9 a.m. EST, I’m posting a short Early to Rise post. I’ll share a few of my thoughts on the day’s passage from Early to Rise, tell you what time I got up that morning, and encourage you to leave a comment to tell us what time you got up and how you’re doing on the challenge.
Change Your Life By Taking One Small Step at a Time
Day 7 in the Early to Rise book encourages us to focus on the little wins that add up to big change over time.
It’s so easy to want to overhaul our lives overnight. But you know what usually happens when we try that? We crash and burn within a few days.
Slow and easy. Step by step. Little by little. That’s what usually ends up making the biggest difference.
It’s those seemingly little, daily decisions that add up to a life changed. It might not seem like much, but those choices you make to exercise (or not), to eat healthfully (or not), to invest a little every day in that relationship (or not), to work for 15 minutes every day on that project (or not)… all of these little things add up.
To win in life you need to make winning choices on a daily basis. Don’t discount the “small things”. They truly do matter.
Tip: Andy recommends the Lift app to set goals or pick habits and then track your progress. Have any of you used it?
What about you? What small choice are you going to make today that is going to make a little impact in your life for the future?
What Time Did You Get Up This Morning?
Me? I got up at 5:31 a.m. And no I don’t sleep in the kitchen — it’s just the first place I go after waking up. It’s where I read my Bible, pray, and drink my morning coffee! 🙂
What time did you get up? Leave a comment and let us know!
Join in the Chatter!
Want to blog about this challenge? If you’re blogging through this challenge with me, be sure to leave your link to your direct post for today below. Plus, if you’d like to post your daily posts to the Early to Rise Group Board on my Pinterest page, just shoot me an email (moneysavingmom @ gmail dot com) and I’ll invite you.
Want to follow along on Twitter or Instagram? Each week day morning on my Facebook Page, my Twitter account, and my Instagram account, I’ll be posting a picture of my alarm clock as public accountability. I’d love to have you do the same or join in the discussion on Twitter and Instagram. Just follow hashtag #EarlytoRise to see what others are tweeting and Instagramming about this challenge!
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