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Making Your Habits Stick

To make any habit stick in the long-term (keystone or not), do it regularly. 

The more often you do the habit, the more you'll get used to it, and eventually, you'll do it without thinking—the definition of a habit.

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Examples of Keystone Habits

Exercising regularly is for many people a keystone habit because when they do it, they also make healthier eating and life choices and procrastinate less.

Other keystone habits include: meditation, reading, writing and socialising. They provide a nice foundation for a healthy ...

Ease your routine

According to researchers, individuals find it easier to stick to a habit as long as they have the impression that this is easy to do. 

Therefore, one should try to simplify as much as possible the practice of his or her habit by thinking of ways to do it faster or more interesting.

Set a Schedule

To make your habits automatic faster, plan them into your day. Do them in the same way, in the same place, at the same time every day.

If you complete your new habit at any time, on any day, you won’t get the advantage of familiarity that helps you get used to doing that behavior without th...

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