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GOOD HABITS, BAD HABITS

You must first forget Inspiration.
Creating the habit is more dependable.
Habits will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not.

CHRISTINA BRYANT @THEPRETTYLIFTA

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s I was scrolling on Instagram, I came across a post from an old friend in college who is now a bodybuilder. She published a photo of herself in her bodybuilder stance, showing off her toned and defined physique with the caption: “You must first forget inspiration. Creating the habit is more dependable. Habits will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not.”


That caption blew my mind, and I felt it was only right to share it with you because of its truth. Inspiration eventually wears off, but the repetition of good habits stays with you for the long haul. Christina’s starting weight was 230 pounds, while her current weight at the time was 130 pounds. She needed more than just inspiration to transform her physique into the person she is today; she needed the daily repetition of good habits to become disciplined.


Ten years ago, when I was working as a radio personality in Columbus, Georgia, I had great career aspirations, such as writing a book on my struggles as a college student that led to where I was in my career at that time. But I lacked the discipline to plan out my writing schedule or even to create an outline for my book. I was too lazy to write my own book; instead, I hired a ghostwriter, and we would weekly record my responses to the questions she asked me and would later transcribe for the book.


In short, the book was never finished because I lacked the discipline to follow through on the weekly meetups, on top of the many bad habits I practiced, all of which halted my progress. This may sound silly, but at that time I believed success was supposed to happen to me somewhat magically because of the household name I had built for myself around town. I had my head in the clouds. In my mind, my book was supposed to happen because I said it was going to happen, but not by actually putting in the work and developing good habits to make it happen.

CHAPTER ONE PREVIEW

GOOD HABITS, BAD HABITS

You must first forget Inspiration.
Creating the habit is more dependable.
Habits will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not.

CHRISTINA BRYANT @THEPRETTYLIFTA

As I was scrolling on Instagram, I came across a post from an old friend in college who is now a bodybuilder. She published a photo of herself in her bodybuilder stance, showing off her toned and defined physique with the caption: “You must first forget inspiration. Creating the habit is more dependable. Habits will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not.”


That caption blew my mind, and I felt it was only right to share it with you because of its truth. Inspiration eventually wears off, but the repetition of good habits stays with you for the long haul. Christina’s starting weight was 230 pounds, while her current weight at the time was 130 pounds. She needed more than just inspiration to transform her physique into the person she is today; she needed the daily repetition of good habits to become disciplined.


Ten years ago, when I was working as a radio personality in Columbus, Georgia, I had great career aspirations, such as writing a book on my struggles as a college student that led to where I was in my career at that time. But I lacked the discipline to plan out my writing schedule or even to create an outline for my book. I was too lazy to write my own book; instead, I hired a ghostwriter, and we would weekly record my responses to the questions she asked me and would later transcribe for the book.


In short, the book was never finished because I lacked the discipline to follow through on the weekly meetups, on top of the many bad habits I practiced, all of which halted my progress. This may sound silly, but at that time I believed success was supposed to happen to me somewhat magically because of the household name I had built for myself around town. I had my head in the clouds. In my mind, my book was supposed to happen because I said it was going to happen, but not by actually putting in the work and developing good habits to make it happen.

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"...Filled with solid advice presented in bite sized, thought provoking concepts it's a useful tool to help you take a step back and get back to your core basic life desires."

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-Angela Smith (Professional Reviewer)

REVIEWS

"...it would actually be a great read for anyone needing a jump start. I did enjoy the book and would definitely recommend it."

- JC Cross (Professional Reviewer)

"...Filled with solid advice presented in bite sized, thought provoking concepts it's a useful tool to help you take a step back and get back to your core basic life desires."

-Elly Makinson (Professional Reviewer)

"...It was uplifting, inspirational, and fun to read, and I will be returning to it again when I need more inspirational reminders to change for the better."

-Angela Smith (Professional Reviewer)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jay Styles has always had a passion for inspiring others through writing and storytelling.

Creator and Executive Producer of the inspirational series Become Inspired on Amazon Prime, Jay decided to take it a step further and write his first book, Become Inspired:Your Next Steps with the purpose of helping others restore inspiration through a mindset shift and take back control of their life.

When Jay is not creating for television, film or writing, he is traveling the world with his wife searching for his next inspiration in motivating others on their journey to greatness.

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