In my post abouthabit building,I wrote that you have to be intentional in building your habits.You can't just leave your habits to chance.Why?Because our natural tendency is to choose the easy way.
Now I'd like to take a closer look at the importance of being intentional,not only in habit building,but in every area of our lives.
The fact is,there aretwo waysto live your life:you can live either bydefaultor bydesign.Living by default means just following the crowd;it means just following the path of least resistance.Living by design,on the other hand,means beingproactivein how you live your life.
Living by default is the recipe for mediocrity while living by design is the recipe for greatness.
How can we live by design?
Living by design requires you to beintentionalabout your life.It requires you to look at the differentaspectsof your life and take deliberate actions to improve them.It requires you totake controlof your life instead of just living on autopilot.
The more I look at my own life,the more I see the importance of being intentional.If you want to reach your full potential,you mustthink aboutandtakedeliberate actions.Don't just follow the "normal"way of lifebecause that—by definition—is the way to mediocrity.