Start easier

It is difficult to start a car on a steep up-slope. On a geared car, you would have to switch to the most powerful gear and your clutch release has to be timed just right.

It is easier to start a car downhill than uphill. In the western world, it is easier to develop a running or cycling habit during the warm summer months and sustain this momentum into the winter (while the opposite is true near the tropics).  It is easier to develop a reading or a meditation habit during a long vacation than in the midst of one’s routine.

A habit is like a rolling car. The hardest part is getting started. How can we make that easier?

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