Use this Free printable Habit Tracker to record your progress as you work to create and change bad negative habits into healthy new positive habits!
A Habit Tracker is a productivity tool that can be used to help replace old negative habits, and create healthy new positive habits.
This free habit tracking printable can also be used as its own reward when establishing habits or in addition to another reward. Learn how with the simple life-changing tips below!
How to use a Habit Tracking Sheet
Use his habit tracker to add new positive habits into your life beginning on any day of the month, so please don’t use waiting for the beginning of the month as an excuse to procrastinate. Eat that frog!
This habit tracking printable contains five blank weeks to make it easy to start tracking your new daily habits any day of the month! Don’t wait to live the life of your dreams… Get started today!
Related: How to Set SMART Goals
Step 1 – Choose a new good habit to start
Read How to Use the Power of Habit to Change Your Life before considering a new positive daily habit that you would like to start. Learning How to Set SMART Goals can also be helpful in choosing a new daily habit.
Step 2 -Decide on a Cue, Routine, and Reward
- Only add one habit to your daily life at a time.
- Pick a cue to initiate the routine or habit you have decided to create.
- Choose on a daily reward to complete the routine if you would like something in addition to the lovely checkmark you will give yourself using this sheet.
- Decide on a reward for yourself once complete your habit 28 days straight.
Step 2 – Fill out the habit tracking sheet
- Download and Print Habit Tracker
- Fill in Start date, Cue, Habit (routine), and Reward(s).
- Beginning with your start date, place the dates under the corresponding days of the week for at least 28 days–more is fine. Sometimes I like to continue checking off completing the habit long after it has been established and has become automatic because it becomes its own reward. I don’t know about you, but I love rewards and feeling good about myself 🙂
Step 3 – Set yourself up for success
- Place in a location you will see it daily. This will become both a motivator and a reward. The best spots are often the refrigerator or kitchen command center, bathroom mirror, desktop, or office bulletin board. Place somewhere visible in close proximity to wherever you will complete the habit or routine if possible. For example when if you chose flossing put it on your bathroom mirror. After a few days of checkmarks, it will be really hard to leave the bathroom without leaving a checkmark behind. This is exactly what you need to succeed. If your habit is bringing you emails to zero put it somewhere near your computer. If a daily walk is in order put it by the door you enter when you come home — you get the idea.
- Every time you complete the habit (routine) go straight to your habit tracking sheet and check it off.
- Revel in the glow of accomplishment, or seek support as you continue to work on creating positive habits and replacing negative ones in your life.
Step 4 – Celebrate and reward yourself
- Once you complete the habit you have decided to implement for 28 days in a row celebrate and reward yourself with something that you decide on during the brainstorming process in Step 1. This may take a few starts depending on how motivated you are and all sorts of other factors but you will succeed.
- Believe in yourself! You know you can do this and so do I!
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