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The power of Keystone Habits

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8 keystone habits that can transform your life

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What is a Keystone

A keystone is the wedge-shaped stone at the apex of a masonry arch. It is the final piece placed during construction and locks all the stones into position, allowing the arch or vault to bear weig...

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10 Simple Keystone Habits can change your life.
  1. Routines
  2. Start your day early
  3. Exersize
  4. Meditation
  5. Cleaning and Declutter
  6. Networking
  7. Planning
  8. Family meals / socialize
  9. Journaling...

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1. Routines

The power of a Morning Routine is that your day start proactively rather than reactively.

A Daytime Routine allows you to stay focused on most productive ite...

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2. Start Your Day Early

The morning is the time of day that your willpower and energy is at an all day high. Starting early, reduce distractions from other people and allow you to focus o...

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3. Exersize

Improves

  • concentration
  • eating habits
  • stress
  • sleep
  • Mood

Exersize 3 times a week for 20 minutes to see this improve.

Exersize is only diff...

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4. Meditation

According to study by Sara Lazar from Harvard University it improve the density of gray matter in the following areas of the brain.

  • Prefrontal Cortex:  ...

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5. Cleaning and Declutter

Improves

  • focus
  • mood
  • workflow
  • producyivity.

Identify the items you use routinely and keep those item with a hand’s reach.

Everything else should ...

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6. Networking

A mountain of research shows that professional networks lead to more job and business opportunities, broader and deeper knowledge, improved capacity to innovate, faster advancement, and greater sta...

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7. Planning

A study in the British Journal of Health Psychology showed that creating an implementation intention increases the success rate of following through with an activity from 34% to 91...

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8. Family Meals / Socializing

As Duhigg writes, "Families who habitually eat dinner together seem to raise children with better homework skills, higher grades, greater emotional control, and more confidence."

This offer a...

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9. Journaling

Help to monitor and reflect in order to keep your other habits in place.

Improves

  • learning
  • focus
  • sleep
  • thinking
  • planning

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10. Quality Sleep

Research has shown that those who consistently get high-quality deep sleep tend to be more productive during the day.

Sleeping enough consistently improves:

  • concen...

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11. Negative Keystone Habits

Be warned the following are negative Keystone habits and should be avoided:

  • procrastination
  • distractions
  • snoozing your alarm
  • smoking
  • excessive drinking

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How to Start and Improve Keystone habits.

The Loop Habit Tracker app on Android is an easy way to track, measure and follow progress on habits and routines.

To make habits stick it is important to start small and not to implement too...

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