Get ready to dive into an exciting new episode where we chat with Julie, the brilliant author behind the recently released book, A Few Good Habits.
This passion project of hers combines her years of research on stress reduction and achieving big goals without burning out. So, if you've been feeling overwhelmed by conflicting advice on habits and high performance, this episode is for you!
Julie breaks it all down for us, sharing the four simple but powerful habits that can make all the difference in reducing stress and optimizing our lives. And the best part? It doesn't require a massive life makeover. The name of the book, A Few Good Habits, perfectly encapsulates the approach – no overwhelming changes necessary.
In This Episode:
- Julie’s New Book, A Few Good Habits
- A few science-backed habits to give a try
- How to fit into these habits when life gets in the way
- Creating a plan and not relying on willpower to stick to your habits
One of the habits Julie emphasizes is regular exercise – a no-brainer, right? But she takes it a step further, revealing how exercise not only benefits your health but also reduces stress and enhances your brain function. It's a game-changer when you realize that exercise can increase productivity, focus, and even learning abilities. Plus, it helps burn off those stress hormones that can wreak havoc on our bodies.
But it's not just about exercise. Julie also delves into the importance of quality sleep. She shares personal anecdotes and research-backed insights on establishing good sleep routines, winding down, and calculating the right bedtime for optimal rest. Say goodbye to revenge bedtime and hello to waking up naturally before your alarm, feeling refreshed and ready to conquer the day.
And here's the best part – Julie doesn't just leave us with these fantastic insights. We discuss practical strategies for incorporating these habits into your lives, even amidst the chaos of daily routines and unexpected roadblocks.
This is all about the power of planning, setting minimum and maximum goals, and finding sustainable motivation beyond mere willpower.
So, what are you waiting for? Don't miss out on this transformative (and practical!) episode. Whether you're striving for peak performance or looking to reduce stress in your life, A Few Good Habits is your guide to success. Tune in now and start implementing these game-changing habits. Your future self will thank you!
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
02:51 Julie’s first book and how did she come up with the name
06:59 Where do people start from these habits?
15:20 Next thing we want to focus on
25:55 “Motivation had zero impact on whether or not you succeed”
26:30 How do we define motivation?
33:53 Where to find Julie