How to Change Your Life in Just 2 Minutes a Day: 10 Quick Habits

Making a positive change in your life does not have to be about making a huge leap. But I believe that belief is one of those things that hold people back from improving their life and world. A simpler way that more often results in actual action being taken and new habits being established in my life at least – is to take smaller steps but many of them. So today I’d like to share 10 quick habits that can help you to change your life in just 2 minutes or so a day.

Through these small steps you can start to build habits that become stronger and over time can change your life in ways you perhaps can’t imagine now. To remember to actually do one of the things below each day I recommend writing down a simple reminder.

10-Minute Habits: 10 Things to Do to Change Your Life for the Better

Through these small steps you can start to build habits that wilt stronger and over time can transpiration your life in ways you perhaps can’t imagine now.

To remember to unquestionably do one of the things unelevated each day I recommend writing lanugo a simple reminder.

Put it on your nightstand so that you see it when you wake up each morning. Or put the note in your workspace so you see it early in your day.

If you like and if possible, expand on the small habit without a week or two and do it for just a few increasingly minutes a day.

1. Just start working for 2 minutes on your most important task.

I use this one at least one day every week.

On some days I simply don’t finger like getting started with work. I’d much rather stay lazily on the sofa.

So on such days I just start to work for 2 minutes on my most important task.

That is the deal.

The thing is: getting started is pretty much unchangingly the hardest part.

After I have started moving and been at work for those 2 minutes it is usually pretty easy to just protract working on that task.

2. Review and fathom your day at the end of it.

If you do good things during the day and get things washed-up then that can raise your self-esteem. If you reflect upon that you have washed-up so that is.

So take two minutes of the end of your workday. Fathom what you did and what you thought.

That is what I will do when I am washed-up with this vendible and workday.

3. Set a low bar for happiness for the day.

One thing I like to tell myself when I wake up in the morning is this: “Have a low bar for happiness today.”

As I tell myself this and try to alimony it in mind during the day I fathom things more.

The food, my work, the weather, the small events of the day becomes not everyday stuff but something I finger happy to have.

The small or what may be something one takes for granted becomes something I now often pause for a moment or two to take in and appreciate.

But if I wilt happier in my everyday life for the smaller things does that midpoint that I wilt unmotivated to alimony working towards the worthier things?


This way of looking at my life unquestionably fuels me with increasingly energy and inspiration, life becomes lighter and I finger less inner resistance as I explore and work towards both small and worthier things.

4. Breathe when stressed.

When stress catches up with you, when you start to finger anxious, irritated and or fearful considering of it then take 2 minutes.

Sit down.

Breathe through your nose and do it rather tightly with your belly.

Focus on just for your zoetic for those 2 minutes. Nothing else.

This will wifely your mind lanugo and you can resume your work in a increasingly focused and relaxed mood without that.

5. Open up your senses to what is here now.

Pull yourself out of the past where you relive an old mismatch and stilt yourself remoter lanugo a depressing spiral. Pull yourself out of the the future where you imagine a ending at your next meeting, stage or presentation.

Place yourself and your sustentation on where you really are. Here and now.

Do so by sitting lanugo for 2 minutes.

See what is right in front of you.

Listen to the birds and cars outside.

Feel the sun shining in through the window onto your gown and skin.

Sense the small typhoon from one of the windows.

Be here fully with all your senses for those 2 minutes.

This will relax your mind and body. Thinking will wilt easier. And an optimistic viewpoint will finger increasingly natural.

6. When you finger the need to judge someone tap into understanding instead.

When you finger the need to judge someone you know or may not know then take 2 minutes. Ask yourself these two questions:

  • What parts of this person can I see in myself?
  • How is he or she like me?

Why do that instead of judging?

Because no one wants to be judged in a negative way and doing so to the people in your life doesn't help to build good relationships.

Plus, the value you tend to judge others often tends to be how much you judge yourself too.

So help yourself to live a increasingly positive life in those two ways by pausing when feeling the need to judge and then segregate something better.

7. Think for a minute and requite someone a genuine compliment.

Spend one minute on coming up with something you really and genuinely fathom well-nigh someone in your life and that is in the same room as you at some point during the day.

Spend the other minute or less on telling him or her the compliment.

She or he will be happy. You’ll finger good well-nigh yourself and probably get some positive feelings too from the now happy and complimented person.

It’s a good and small way to build increasingly positive relationships.

8. Hug.

It’s a small thing but physical intimacy can reduce stress and make us finger good. So spend 2 minutes of your day on hugging.

Like compliments it can be a simple way to build warmer and increasingly positive relationships with all kinds of people in your life.

Just use your worldwide sense surpassing you start hugging.

9. Be interested instead of interesting.

At the start of a conversation or to unravel the ice spend two minutes on asking one or a couple of questions well-nigh someone you are talking to and his or her life.

Pay sustentation and don’t just wait for your turn to talk again.

The interest you requite will most likely be returned and you can start to build not only a good conversation but moreover a giving and fulfilling relationship for the two of you no matter what kind of relationship it may be.

10. Mix things up.

Try the opposite…

  • Have the vegetarian dish if you unchangingly go for the meat.
  • Walk yonder from a stupid mismatch instead of making it worse.
  • Let one thing go if you often cling to things.
  • Say yes to something spontaneous if you often say no and stick with your daily routine.

Take 2 minutes or less in one worldwide or negative situation in your life today, pause for a unenduring reflection and then make a visualization that is uncommon for you.

Make a habit of mixing things up to have increasingly fun. To grow your life in small or worthier ways. To add unexpected experiences.

To make it easier and simpler to step out of your repletion zone in unstipulated when you really need to.

And to finger alive.