Chapter 03 - Persistence is a Habit

Updated: Aug 23, 2019

Persistence is a Habit

One thing I realize its meaning only after I started my action plan is the word "Persistence".

The true fact about "Persistence" is actually not a mindset or not any kind of motivation that can build up.  My work that persists long enough to success is only by means of building them as a habit, and I am still using habit to trick myself adopting things that value to my lifelong goal.

Why is that?  Allow me to explain a little bit by below is an easy to understand illustration on how I interpret about "Motivation vs Habit"

Motivation vs Habit

As you can tell or imagine, most of the time, the rewards or feelings that motivate us will trigger us to ask for more and more (higher dose of motivation), or else, we will lose the momentum to continue, because our basic instinct always guiding us to avoid any hardship in life.

While habit is different, it is usually related to 

  • Needs - Eating, Sleeping, Having Sex