Up until this day I had 3 daily habits:
- 10k steps - pretty self explanatory - walk 10k steps each day.
- Water and Sun - drink 2 cups of water in the morning before any other meal or drink and spend at least 15 min outside in the first hour after I wake up.
- Weight lifting + Crypto trading - lift at least 1000 kg every day with my arms (any kind of exercises with dumbbells, kettlebells or bodyweight). And trade crypto (traded amount during the day must exceed 1% of my total crypto portfolio. Or if during the day no profitable (or in accordance to my trading strategy) opportunities occur, increase my BTC position by 0.1% (as Matt Odell would say stay humble stack sats).
Most of my habits until today were concentrated on my health - walking and weight lifting (exercise), water first thing in the morning pushes my not the healthiest amount of coffee consumption a bit further into the day and sun exposure in the morning kicks off circadian rhythm and actually helps sleep better at night. Only crypto trading is unrelated to my health (well mental maybe 😅 but let's leave it for another post).
So for my 4th habit I wanted to introduce a habit that would help me to deal with my work related stuff. I am self employed and sometimes (recent days is one of those times) I am starting to drown in tasks that need to be done. But I don't really have a structure to deal with them and my actions are chaotic and not as efficient as I would like. I thought long and hard how to structure a habit that would help me to deal with it. And came to a conclusion that this might be a good way to go about:
Habit #4 - Planning and executing daily tasks.
Today I have written down 5 tasks that I need to do (pretty urgently). And tomorrow I will start executing them. I will consider this habit completed (on a daily basis) if I will devote at least 1 hour during the day on completing any of the tasks on this to do list and in addition if I will add 1 more task to this list every day.
Tasks on this list are very different and may require from a few hours to at least a few days to complete. So I expect this list to expand quite a bit in the future. I need to put a limitation for it to not go out of control. My journal on which I will be entering these tasks has 34 lines in one page. So I set this deadline for me in advance - 1st page must be completely completed when I will start entries on the 3rd page, 2nd must be completed when I start the 4th one and so on. I.e. no more than 2 active pages at once.
That's it for now. Thank you for reading!