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JAMES CLEAR

Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become. No single instance will transform your beliefs, but as the votes build up, so does the evidence of your new identity. 

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Focus on trajectory rather than results

Focus on trajectory rather than results

Small changes may have a negligible immediate impact but when they become a habit and are repeated regularly over time they can change our whole lives. 

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The makings of a habit

The makings of a habit

  1. Cue: A trigger that gets you to act
  2. Craving: a desire you want to fulfill
  3. Action: the action of the habit itself
  4. Reward: the positive feeling you get from completing the habit

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Cue: visible and unmissable

Cue: visible and unmissable

Alter your environment to make good habits easy and bad habits hard: put your running shoes right next to the bed for example. Also have a detailed plan of action called an implementation intention. 

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Temptation bundling

Temptation bundling

Link an important but unappealing behavior to something you enjoy doing: like listening to your favorite music while doing your chores. This will release dopamine in the brain and you will actually enjoy the new behavior. 

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New habits must be as simple as possible

New habits must be as simple as possible

  • reduce friction for good habits (e.g.: keep that plate of fresh fruit right in the middle of the desk)
  • build up friction for bad habits (e.g.: unplugg your TV and put the batteries out of the remote when you want to reduce your TV-time)
  • Break each new habit down into something you can do in 2 minutes: read one paragraph or do 5 push-ups. 

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Habits need to be satisfying

Habits need to be satisfying

Attach some form of immediate gratification to habits with a deleayed return to make them satisfying. 

You could put 5$ into your piggy bank for each day not smoked. 

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Stick to your habits

Stick to your habits

  • Track your habits (paper or app)
  • Form a habit contract with someone you respect

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CURATED BY

lukashoi

Lifelong Learning

CURATOR'S NOTE

This book has helped me build great habits and it can do the same for you. Remember systems/habits are better than goals.

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