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#198: Why You Find It Hard To Maintain The Change


Monday, December 12, 2022


Ray Edwards

According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, only 8% of people who make New Year’s Resolutions actually stick with them. Why is it so hard to maintain the change? Why do most of us quit before we even get started?

In this episode:

  • I get personal, and give you a peek into the goals I failed to hit this year… why I think I failed… and what I plan to do aobut it in 2016.
  • The amazing power of the “9 Environments” to guide (and even control) your destiny.
  • ​How to consciously re-engineer your “9 Environments” to support the behavior patterns and emotional states that lead to success.
  • ​And…is Ray Edwards really recommending you get rid of your books? Yep.
  • ​All this, plus our never-ending quest for Truth, Justice, and the American Way…

Spiritual Foundations

“Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered; blessed is the man to whom the Lord shall not impute sin.”
Romans 4:7–8

Some people think that if they were more “right” with God, then He would hear their prayers. For example, they sometimes believe that if they had not quarreled with their wives or had those bad thoughts about their boss earlier in the day, then God would answer their prayers. But I have good news: God is not like that.

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Featured Segment: Why You Find It Hard To Maintain The Change

Anyone can increase their ability to maintain the change over time, by optimizing each of these 9 Environments.

  • Physical Environment
  • Mental Environment  
  • Spiritual Environment
  • ​Emotional Environment
  • ​Social Environment
  • ​Financial Environment
  • ​Work Environment
  • ​Geographical Environment
  • ​Transportation Environment

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Ray Edwards

Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at


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