Breaking Bad, Making Good
In his book, The Power Of Habit, Charles Duhigg deconstructs the science behind our behaviour and explains how you can outsmart it to meet any goal.
Got a resolution? It’s one thing to say you’re going to work out/write that novel... but actually doing it? Tough! But if you understand the habit loop, you can succeed. It starts with a cue (like a place or activity) that triggers your brain to crave a routine (often a negative one, such as snacking or FB stalking) that gives you a reward (such as relaxation or joy). The latter trains your brain to associate whatever it is you’re doing with a pleasurable payoff, which makes you keep doing it. But you can use the habit loop to form good habits, too—so let’s take the goal of writing a novel or blog and create a habit that’ll get you moving...
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