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The best way to break a bad habit is to make it hard, even impossible to do. And the best way to create a good habit is to automate it so you never have to think about it again.
Automation is useful for behaviors that happen too infrequently to become habitual: Things you have to do monthly or yearly (rebalancing your investment portfolio or e.g.) are never repeated frequently enough to become a habit, so they benefit in particular from technology “remembering” to do the...
Technology creates a level of convenience that can work against us: Binge watching becomes a habit because it takes more effort to stop looking at the screen than to continue doing so. Instead of pressing a button to advance to the next episode, Netflix or YouTube will autoplay it for you.
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