Create first a good habit, next push on to create a new good lifestyle. It takes 21 days to break or change a habit. Once you get to 90 days - you are very unlikely to return to the old habit - hence creating a new Lifestyle.
Quote on abuse: Survivors of any and all abuse become very good at anticipating moods of others, looks, actions, all of it in an effort to survive. Believing that if we can be agreeable, be compliant and loving, do things how they want, that we will be safe. This becomes our way of live." - Darlene Ouimet. www.HealthyPlace.com