Opinions vary on how long to track a new habit, but I think the best use of Lift is to establish a new positive habit. And, given our limited willpower and cognitive space, it works best to focus on just a few at a time. So I’ve adopted the strategy of no longer tracking some habits once they’re established.
Examples of habits I no longer track in Lift:
Zihang H., who I follow on Lift, posted the following question recently:
How to make our lives more interesting since most of our daily lives consists [sic] of endless routine?
It’s been a long time since I’ve been bored, but I thought about it and posted this response:
During the times in my life where my central activities bored me, I was happiest when I spent as much time in active personal development as possible. Other times, like now, my central activities are incredibly challenging (no boredom possible), so my routine is all about setting up a good foundation for the central activities, getting the mundane stuff done as efficiently as possible, and carving out small-but-workable slices of time for personal development.