Giving up and picking up habits (and yoga)

I’ve been thinking extensively about my New Years resolutions for 2015 and my successes and failures in my resolutions for 2014.

I’ve decided it all pretty much comes down to one thing: being the person that I want to be. And that, for me, is all about picking up the habits that I want, and ditching the habits I don’t want. In 2014, I managed to ditch one habit I hated and pick up a good one. The one I ditched was tearing my fingernails (for the first time in my life I have nice looking fingernails) and the one I picked up was thinking about fitness. It doesn’t seem like much, but for me thinking about something constantly is the best way to guarantee that I’m going to follow through on it.

So. I’m going to aim to pick up one habit and ditch one habit each month this year (they say it takes 28 days to acquire or lost a habit – takes me longer but we’ll work with that). For January, I have picked up a yoga habit, and I have ditched my going to bed late habit.

In February I hope to ditch my habit of being late, and pick up the habit of drinking water.

What habits could you stand to lose? And what habits would you like to gain?

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