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The Scientific Argument for Mastering One Thing at a Time

The Scientific Argument for Mastering One Thing at a Time

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Implementation intention

You are 2x to 3x more likely to follow through with a habit if you make a specific plan for when, where, and how you are going to implement it. This is known as an implementation intention.

You can use this formula: “During the next week, I will partake in at least 20 minutes of vigorous exercise on [DAY] at [TIME OF DAY] at/in [PLACE].

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Automaticity

This is the ability to perform a behavior without thinking about each step, which allows the pattern to become automatic and habitual.

Because when you begin practicing a new habit it requires a lot of conscious effort to remember to do it. But after a while, your new habit becomes a normal routine and the process is more or less mindless and automatic.

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Focusing on one thing

People who try to accomplish multiple goals are less committed and less likely to succeed than those who focus on a single goal.

So it's important to remember that developing a specific plan for when, where, and how you will stick to a new habit will dramatically increase the odds that you will actually follow through, but only if you focus on one thing.

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