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Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 5 of 5)

Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 5 of 5)

Habit change isn’t easy, but specific strategies can certainly make them easier. Research shows that when we make the desired-habit easier to do than not, we raise our rates for successful, long-term habit change dramatically. As obvious as this may sound however, this is not what people tend to do. In fact, most do the exact opposite!

Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 4 of 5)

Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 4 of 5)

The science on habit change tells us that that’s pretty much us: we’re the microorganisms, and our environment is the Petri dish. The above may sound more silly than insightful, but all too often, intelligent people try to thrive in nutrition-deficient Petri dishes. Just as failure to thrive in a Petri dish is less about the mircoorganism than the culture, the same is true for us. So, let’s refocus on you now…

3 Tips for Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 3 of 5)

3 Tips for Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 3 of 5)

Today we’re focusing on a powerful metaphor for lasting habit change, and it’s this: Think of habits as puzzle pieces. Most obviously, habits include actions and behaviors, like brushing teeth before work, walking the dog, wine with dinner, or Netflix...