Thanks, Tammy! I'm glad you enjoyed the article! Introspection like this is undoubtedly tough. My hope is that asking ourselves "Why?" when it comes to a particular action, it'll help us uncover the benefit we have to gain from it more easily. Sometimes you'll find yourself also asking "Why else?" Identifying the purpose(s) of one action can help uncover other things we do to achieve the same end. This should reveal the interconnectedness of our actions to the benefits and goals we seek. If we can see how they're connected, we can pick out which actions are contradicting the achievement of other goals. That kind of mindfulness is just the first step to behavioral change.

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