The 30-day video challenge
A 30-day challenge is simply the idea of a small change you can incorporate into your life each day for the next 30 days.
30 days is a period just long enough to assess if it’s worth it to stick to a new habit. Challenging yourself to a change that is small enough to achieve every day is a highly effective method for personal growth and can help develop new, positive habits.
Committing to a 30-day challenge has three main benefits:
1. It provides the boost you need to get started making a change.
2. Daily repetition boosts momentum.
3. As you keep going, achieving small successes will help motivate you.
Imagine, if for the next 30-days you turned on video in every Webex meeting? How would that impact your relationships? Your productivity? The outcomes you achieve? The sky really is the limit.
Celebrate your accomplishments and keep yourself accountable by sharing your progress with all your friends.
Consider giving yourself a reward for completing this challenge. A reward makes you feel good, drives you further, will boost your mood and make you happy! When we give ourselves treats, we feel energized, cared for, and contented, which boosts our self-command — and self-command helps us maintain our healthy habits.
Studies show that people who got a little treat gained in self-control. Even something as humble as herbal tea or a box of freshly sharpened pencils can qualify as a treat.
Make it fun and give yourself mini-challenges throughout the month. Why not have a "where's waldo" object you move around in the background between meetings to see if people notice, or even change up your background decor throughout the month.
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