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JAMES CLEAR

"We all deal with setbacks but in the long run, the quality of our lives often depends on the quality of our habits".

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Atomic Habits

Atomic Habits

by James Clear

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Power Of Tiny Habits

Your outcomes are a lagging measure of your habits. Your net worth is a lagging measure of your financial habits. Your weight is a lagging measure of your eating habits. Your knowledge is a lagging...

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1% Improvement Everyday

The purpose of setting goals is to win the game. The purpose of building systems is to continue playing the game. True long-term thinking is goal-less thinking. It’s not about any single accomplish...

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How Your Habits Shape Your Identity

Changing our habits is challenging for two reasons: (1) we try to change the wrong thing and (2) we try to change our habits in the wrong way.

There are three layers of behavior change:

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Build Better Habits

4 simple steps:

1. How can I make it obvious?

2. How can I make it attractive?

3. How can I make it easy?

4. How can I make it satisfying?

The ultimate purpose of habi...

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What's Wrong With You Mate

If you’re having trouble determining how to rate a particular habit, ask yourself: ‘Does this behavior help me become the type of person I wish to be? Does this habit cast a vote for or against my ...

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How To Start A New Habit?

“The 1st Law of Behavior Change is make it obvious.”

One of the best ways to build a new habit is to identify a current habit you already do each day and then stack your new behavior on top. ...

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Motivation Is Overrated.

What about environment?Environment is the invisible hand that shapes human behavior. Small changes in context can lead to large changes in behavior over time. Every habit is initi...

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Make It Invisible

The inversion of the 1st Law of Behavior Change is make it invisible. Once a habit is formed, it is unlikely to be forgotten. People with high self-control tend to spend less time in tempting situa...

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Make It Attractive

The 2nd Law of Behavior Change is make it attractive. The more attractive an opportunity is, the more likely it is to become habit-forming. Habits are a dopamine-driven feedback loop. When dopamine...

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Role Of Family And Friends

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 prestige).

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Find And Fix Bad Habits

The inversion of the 2nd Law of Behavior Change is make it unattractive. Your habits are modern-day solutions to ancient desires. The cause of your habits is actually the prediction that precedes t...

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Make It Easy

Walk slowly, but not backwards. The 3rd Law of Behavior Change is make it easy. The most effective form of learning is practice, not planning. Focus on taking action, not being in motion. Habit for...

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Law Of Least Effort

Human behavior follows the Law of Least Effort. We will naturally gravitate toward the option that requires the least amount of work. Create an environment where doing the right thing is as easy as...

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Procrastination

Decisive moments set the options available to your future self. A habit must be established before it can be improved.

Habits can be completed in a few seconds but continue to impact your beh...

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 Make Good Habits Inevitable and Bad Habits Impossible

The inversion of the 3rd Law of Behavior Change is make it difficult. A commitment device is a choice you make in the present that locks in better behavior in the future. The ultimate way to lock i...

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Cardinal Rule Of Behaviour Change

The 4th Law of Behavior Change is make it satisfying. We are more likely to repeat a behavior when the experience is satisfying. The human brain evolved to prioritize immediate rewards over delayed...

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How To Stick With Good Habits?

Named after the economist Charles Goodhart, Goodhart’s Law states, ‘When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure. One of the most satisfying feelings is the feeling of making pro...

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How Accountability Partner Changes Everything?

The inversion of the 4th Law of Behavior Change is make it unsatisfying. We are less likely to repeat a bad habit if it is painful or unsatisfying. An accountability partner can create an immediate...

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Truth About Talent

The secret to maximizing your odds of success is to choose the right field of competition. Pick the right habit and progress is easy. Pick the wrong habit and life is a struggle. Genes cannot be ea...

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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.

The greatest threat to success is not failure b...

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Downside Of Creating Good Habits

The upside of habits is that we can do things without thinking. The downside is that we stop paying attention to little errors.

"Habits + Deliberate Practice = Mastery”

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