In finance and investing parlance, “buy, sell, or hold” ratings are a quick & dirty way for people to summarize their feelings about a given investment.Pretty straightforward:
It occurred to me that this is similar to how I’ve been thinking about habits lately. A similar framework can apply:
Using this framework, I can get some clarity and perspective around the different habits in my life, and how I might take action accordingly.On some interval, maybe during weekly, quarterly, or annual reflections, I can reflect back on my habits for that period, and then plan for the next week/quarter/year accordingly*.(*Note: I don’t have my shit nearly as together as this writing might make it seem. I do a decent job of stuff like this, but my day-to-day gets as hectic and scatterbrained as anyone else's.)I’ll close with some examples from my own life right now, current as of October 7, 2018:
How about you? What habits in your life do you want to buy, sell, or hold?