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Identity-based habits

The beliefs you have about yourself can drive your long-term behavior.

You could trick yourself into going to the gym or eating healthy once or twice, but if you don't shift your underlying identity, then it's hard to stick with long-term changes.

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Identity-based Habits

Identity-based Habits

To build the identity of the person you want to become, ask yourself what the behavior of a person who has the habit you want to develop is. For example:

  • What is the behavior a person who is in shape? They go to the gym consistently
  • What is the behavior of a p...

Identity-Based Habits

Building these habits means focusing on the type of person you wish to become rather than the outcome you wish to achieve.

Your current behaviors are simply a reflection of your current identity. To change your behavior for good, you need to start believing new things about yourself...

Benefits Of Changing Your Identity

  1. Changing your identity will automatically lead you to discard some behaviours that are not associated with that identity, helping you stop smoking or eating meat, for example.
  2. Your behaviour will align with the behaviour of the chosen identity.
  3. You...

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