Have you ever used rewards as incentives to build habits? Lifter John Muldoon has implemented them in the past with success. He told us about his favorite reward: dinner with his wife.
How do you reward yourself for building a good habit?
“The first [monthly habit] experiment I did on the blog was to stop working at five. I made a deal with myself that everyday I stopped work at five I was going to take my wife out to dinner. So we went out to dinner 25 times in January 2012. We spent a lot of money but it was great for us to connect. When it came time to 4:00, I wasn’t dreading my work I was just excited about going out to dinner with my wife. That was the best reward that I’ve done [when building habits].”
Warning: A truck rolled by at 0:36–be prepared to lower the volume.