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Does this sound familiar?
You start a new habit, only to quit in frustration a few days later.
Why does this happen?
Well, one reason folks struggle is because it’s really hard to stay consistent when they don’t see immediate results from their behavior change.
Fortunately, there is a simple way to stick with your habits, goals, and tasks:
Reward yourself whenever you reach an important milestone or achieve a specific goal.
The logic here?
Having something to look forward to makes it easier to stick with a habit when you’re feeling a lack of motivation (or when you’re simply too tired to get started).
In this post, I’ll go over 155 ways to reward yourself for completing a goal or task.
WARNING: One thing before we get started, any reward you choose shouldn’t derail your goals or habits.
For instance, if you’re focusing on weight loss and you achieve a breakthrough, don’t pick a food reward, because that completely defeats the purpose of your accomplishment. Keep this rule in mind as you go through this list.
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What You Will Learn
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(If you're looking for the opposite, here are some rewards that doesn't involve any food.)
Travel and Outdoor Rewards
Final Thoughts on Rewarding Yourself
As you can see, there are plenty of ways to reward yourself. Some are small rewards that are a few minutes long and don’t require any money, while other rewards can be both costly and life-changing (in a positive way). When using this list, make sure that the rewards match the accomplishments and you stay consistent.
Is there a reward that you enjoy that isn’t on this list?
If so, comment below and tell me all about it.
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