Cast A Vote for Your Identity.

Every time you sit down and write in the morning, you cast a vote for your identity as a writer. Every time you choose a healthy meal over junk food, you cast a vote for your identity as a healthy person. These votes compound over time, put you on the flywheels of actually becoming those things.

— Jack Cheng, in his most recent newsletter in reviewing James Clear’s book “Atomic Habits

If not for my”no new books” pledge this year that Buy Now button would have been clicked immediately based on these three sentences alone.