Most lifestyle change advice revolves around behavioural modification tactics. Eat your veg to feel fuller, sleep earlier to feel more rested, and swim to work to increase your daily activity.

And most of the time, stacking enough of the right habits will get you where you want to go. But…

If you’ve tried a New Testament’s worth of habits and struggle to stick with most or all of them, the problem likely isn’t that you haven’t found the right habits.

Instead, there’s a good chance you struggle with the resilience to cope with the emotions that make these habits so challenging to stick to.

Getting to the bottom of that will help more than any behavioural modification tactic you could find.