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James Clear

"Habits are the compound interest of Self-Improvement."

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Atomic Habits

Atomic Habits

by James Clear

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1% Improvement

Getting 1% better every day is for the long run. You will able to see the results after a while. If you wait for a year you will be 37% better than the previous ye...

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To create a new good habit or destroy an old bad one you just need to change your identity to yourself and others.

If you want to quit smoking, then whenever anyone offers yo...

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James Clear

"Identity change is the north star of Habit Change."

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The Habit Loop

Any habit can be broken down into a feedback loop that involves four steps: 

  1. Cue: is that thing (mainly visual) that reminds you about the thing you about to do.

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Building Good Habits
  1. Make the CUE visible.
  2. Make it attractive (more CRAVING).
  3. Make your RESPONSE easy.
  4. Give yourself a satisfying ...

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  1. Make the CUE invisible.
  2. Make it unattractive (less CRAVING).
  3. Make your RESPONSE very hard.
  4. Give yourself a un...

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Winners and Losers have the same Goal but the difference is in their System. Achieving a goal is a monetary thing and goals also restrict our happiness.

Goals are just impor...

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"The purpose of setting Goal is to win the game. The purpose of buliding System is to continue playing the game."

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Habit Stacking

Install a new habit after an old habit. Here the old habit will act as the CUE or the trigger for the new habit.

When you completed the old habit, you can use that momentum o...

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Rearrange the Environment

'Environment is the invisible hand that shapes human behavior.'

Habits become easy to perform when you do that thing in a particular place everyday. Create your environment in such a way that...

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'People with high self-control tend to spend less time in tempting situations. It’s easier to avoid temptation than resist it.'

So make the CUE invisible or remove those things from w...

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We tend to imitate the habits of three social groups: the close (family and friends), the many (the tribe), and the powerful (those with status and prestig...

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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 ident...

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2 Minute Rule

The Two-Minute Rule states, ‘When you start a new habit, it should take less than two minutes to do.'

The more the beginning of a process will be ritualized, the more likely ...

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Habit Tracking

A habit tracker is a simple way to measure whether you did a habit—like marking an X on a calendar or use any app for that.

Habit trackers and other visual measurements can

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James Clear

"The outcome in your life are the lagging measure of your habits- there are no high performance people just high performance habits"

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The Goldilocks Rule

The Goldilocks Rule states that humans experience peak motivation when working on tasks that are right on the edge of their current abilities.

Anyone can work hard when they ...

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"The ultimate form of intrinsic motivation is when a habit becomes a part of our Identity"

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