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The Valley of Disappointment

Who hasn't been there? Sometimes even on a daily basis right? This concept from James Clear in his book "Atomic Habits" (one of my featured books) resonated so perfectly with what many of you have described (and I have experienced).

You start something with all kinds of excitement and energy, imagining how great it's going to be and then it gets hard and not fun anymore and you aren't seeing results so you give up. This can be for whatever habit, whether it's working out, drinking green smoothies, practicing your art, anything. But the cycle is the same as depicted below in Clear's book: