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5. Find Accountability

5. Find Accountability

The first thing to do is to recognize that the habit is bad and that you need to break it. For example, many smokers insist that smoking does them more good than it harms, and until they change this mindset, it can be difficult to modify the habit in question.

Accept that you have a habit that is not working with you. There is no need to be harsh, simply acknowledge it and give yourself permission to start working to break it.

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Use This Simple Ideas To Break Bad Habit

Use This Simple Ideas To Break Bad Habit

Our habits are very important. They tend to impact our health and well-being and happiness a lot more than other things. After all, habits are the things we do every day, so their effects build up over time. This means that if we have bad habits, we need to get rid of them as soon as we can becau...

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1. Awareness is important

1. Awareness is important

The first thing to do is to recognize that the habit is bad and that you need to break it. For example, many smokers insist that smoking does them more good than it harms, and until they change this mindset, it can be difficult to modify the habit in question.

Accept that you have a habit ...

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4.Keep Yourself Busy

4.Keep Yourself Busy

The first thing to do is to recognize that the habit is bad and that you need to break it. For example, many smokers insist that smoking does them more good than it harms, and until they change this mindset, it can be difficult to modify the habit in question.

Accept that you have a habit ...

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3. Have an alternative option

3. Have an alternative option

A habit leaves behind a hole, so we need something to fill it with. We need to start creating a new, healthier habit that will distract us and allow us to let go of the bad habit as well.

For example, if you always smoke when you are stressed, what can you do instead? You might meditate or...

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3. Have an alternative option

3. Have an alternative option

A habit leaves behind a hole, so we need something to fill it with. We need to start creating a new, healthier habit that will distract us and allow us to let go of the bad habit as well.

For example, if you always smoke when you are stressed, what can you do instead? You might meditate or...

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2. Make a plan

2. Make a plan

Don’t expect the habit to go away. Rather, it’s likely to grow stronger with time, not weaker. You have to work to get rid of it and for that, you need a plan. Focus on the short-term first.

For example, you might decide to go for one week without the habit. Then, you can do one month. Set...

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6.Dont Give Up If You Slip

6.Dont Give Up If You Slip

The first thing to do is to recognize that the habit is bad and that you need to break it. For example, many smokers insist that smoking does them more good than it harms, and until they change this mindset, it can be difficult to modify the habit in question.

Accept that you have a habit ...

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7. Give it time

7. Give it time

A habit is something our brains get used to and might seek out when it’s gone. This can cause a bit of discomfort, however, you need to remember that this discomfort will pass quickly enough.

Remind yourself that the situation is temporary and will improve soon enough, but also that a habi...

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