Mel Robbin’s 5 Second Rule

By February 28, 2018 One Comment

This animation was inspired by Mel Robbins’ The 5 Second Rule. I grabbed a snippet of audio from Lewis Howe’s interview with her. youtu.be/supVPLOHWPg?t=1646

“So here’s the one-liner definition of the 5 second rule:

If you have an impulse to act on a goal, you must physically move within 5 seconds or your brain will kill the idea.

So if you have a goal of gaining more respect in the workplace, you have to raise your hand the next time you’re in a meeting and you have a great idea.

If you have a goal of losing weight, you can take action right now by researching healthy meal options and setting daily reminders on your phone that will prompt you to go to the gym.

Because when you physically move, your brain starts to build new habits. When you do something you’re not used to doing, you are in the act of building new habits and erasing existing ones.

The fact that you took the time to read this blog tells me that you are already taking the time to invest in yourself, which makes me even more excited to see how this simple change in habit changes your life.” source: melrobbins.com/the-5-second-rule/

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