When you make progress toward your long-term goal, your brain – with its mental checklist of many goals – turns off the mental processes that were driving you to pursue your long-term goal.
Then, it becomes more focused on getting satisfaction from indulging, because your brain feels like it has met its goal.
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It's where your brain specifically seeks the hit of dopamine you get from crossing off small tasks and ignores working on larger, more complex ones.
Small habits might not seem life-changing at first, but you will see huge progress compounding over time.
That’s exactly how you measure your goals, by looking backward. Goal progress should be measured by where you are now compared to where you used to be.
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