When it comes to old habits, I’ve got some good news. And I’ve got some bad news. The bad news first: the longer you’ve kept a habit, the more deeply engrained it becomes. Mental patterns become so familiar, you may not even realize that you had given them control over aspects of your life. But here’s the good news. Chances are also high that your old bad habits have long outlived their usefulness. You are more equipped than ever to let go of emotions and behaviors that you no longer want or need in your life. Here’s 5 bad habits you are finally old enough to kick.
Carol Orsborn, Ph.D. is Founder of FierceWithAge, the Digest of Boomer Wisdom, Inspiration and Spirituality. Dr. Orsborn, who earned her doctorate in religion from Vanderbilt University, is the best-selling author of 21 books including her newest book: Fierce with Age: Chasing God and Squirrels in Brooklyn. (Spring 2013) Dr. Orsborn is a sought after speaker/retreat leader and spiritual director.