At this point in the series, you probably don’t need convincing that micro habits are easy and good for you. The first ten days we focused on how building micro habits can help you make positive changes in your life without having to radically change everything all at once. During the second ten-day section, we focused on health and how micro habits can give you a mental and physical boost. Now, it’s time to focus on how micro habits can change your quality of life.
Micro Habits for the Home that Have a BIG Impact
Daily Cleaning: Cleaning clutter on a daily basis can radically improve your quality of life. Simple habits done daily helps your home stay neat and tidy. This can save time when you do a larger clean to maintain your home. Daily chores can include:
- Doing dishes after each meal
- Taking out the trash at night
- Cleaning up after animals
- Putting clothing in the hamper, wash, or folded and away
- Sweeping floors
Choose micro habits that make the most sense for your needs. Create customized habits that help reduce clutter or help keep your home running smoothly. This will dramatically reduce stress, overwhelm, and help make your home clean and comfortable each time you are there.
Micro Habits for relationships that Have a BIG Impact
Investing in primary relationships: Your primary relationships require nurturing to thrive. Being in good standing with those closest to you helps you feel balanced and at ease. Taking the time to create micro habits that sustain positive relationships can radically improve your quality of life. Some easy micro habits that build lasting relationships include:
- Date night with partner and/or children
- Celebrating milestones
- Writing thank you notes
- Family meal time
- Girlfriend/Guys Getaways
Depending on the primary relationships in your life, you can craft habits that fit the unique dynamics you have. The most important thing to remember is to be consistent. Creating habits that promote health relationships can dramatically improve your personal quality of life when you have harmony with others.
Finding micro habits that support and enhance the various areas of your life can significantly improve your overall quality of life. Pay close attention to the areas of life you manage day-to-day and see what micro habits you can create to make them better than ever.