Tips for goal setting, sticking to goals, habit reversal, self-management
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To develop strong habit breaking skills, you need to be prepared to continually steer back on course so that you can build positive habits.
- Identify your goals and your reasons for aspiring to reach them;
- Different circumstances require different habits;
- Adapt your behavior to match your goals;
- Keep checking your behavior against your goals and modify as necessary;
- Encourage others to keep the goal as the key focus of behavior.
"What it lies in our power to do; it lies in our power not to do." ~ Aristotle
Brain Structure involved in Habit Formation
Theories of Habit Control
- To stop a bad habit using The Habit Loop , first ensure there is a positive cue, change your routine and make a point of affirming the reward of the new behaviour.
- Formulate habits that require very little effort and last less than a minute. For example, every time you go to the bathroom, put away two items so that you spend less time when cleaning your house.
- Write one sentence of an assignment as soon as you receive it, because getting started can often be difficult but this isn’t.