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Environment matters more

Environment matters more

If you want to make a habit a big part of your life, make the cue a big part of your environment.

  • It’s not easy to read a book if the bookshelf is in the corner, It’s not easy to practice guitar if the guitar is in the closet. Our environment is very important to following good habits.

The secret to self-control

  • One of the most practical ways to eliminate a bad habit is to reduce exposure to the cue that causes it.
  • you can remove the cues from your life, and the habit will not be triggered.


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The Surprising power of atomic habits

The Surprising power of atomic habits

“If you can get 1 percent better each day You will end up 37 times better by the time you’re done, if you get worst 1% every single day end up reaching nearly 0"

  • Small habits compound over time, and they are barely visible at the beginning. Only after time they build into a po...


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All habits are based on four simple steps

All habits are based on four simple steps

Habits exist in order to help us do repetitive things automatically.

Problem phase

  1. Cue - the cue triggers the brain to a certain behavior, like you walk into dark room.
  2. Craving - this is the motivation behind the habit, l...


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Your habits shape your identity

Your habits shape your identity

“The goal is not to run a marathon, the goal is to become a runner.”

Your actions define who you are. To change your identity:

1.Decide the type of person you want to be.

2.Prove it to yourself with small wins.


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Walk slowly, but never backward

Walk slowly, but never backward

We are so focused on figuring out the best approach that we never get around to taking action.

Planning vs taking action

  • Motion makes you feel like you're getting things done. but really, you're just preparing to get something done.
  • Most of the t...


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The Law Of Least Effort

The Law Of Least Effort

  • We will instinctively Choose the path That requires least amount of Work.
  • When friction is reduced, habit become easier.

Enjoy hard habits

  • Do something you really like right before a difficult habit
  • Habit are attractive when we associat...


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The cardinal rule of behavior change

The cardinal rule of behavior change

“A habit needs to be enjoyable for it to last.”

What is instantly rewarded is done again. what instantly punished is ditched.

To get a habit to stick You need to feel Instantly successful, even if in a small way.


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How To Create A Good Habits

How To Create A Good Habits

  • Make it obvious
  • Make it attractive
  • Make it easy
  • Make it satisfying


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Layers Of Behaviour Change

Layers Of Behaviour Change

  1. Changing your outcome -it is about what you get, Like losing weight and publishing book
  2. Changing your process - It is about what you do, Changing your habits and system


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"Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become"



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The Goldilocks rule: how to stay motivated in your life and work

The human brain naturally loves challenges. And for something to be challenging, it cannot be too easy or too difficult.

If it’s too easy, we get bored very fast. If it’s too difficult, we lose our motivation


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"Habits are not a finish line to be crossed, they are lifestyle to be lived"



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"Success is the product of daily habits, not once in lifetime transformation"



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The two-minute rule

The two-minute rule

  • simple habits should take less than two minutes and be easy to do. So instead of reading a chapter, read a page.
  • Automate the entry habit, and you will automate the whole activity.


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How To Break A Bad Habits

  • Make it invisible
  • Make it unattractive
  • Make it difficult
  • Make it unsatisfying


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Rearrange the Environment

Rearrange the Environment

'Environment is the invisible hand that shapes human behavior.'

Habits become easy to perform when you do that thing in a particular place everyday. Create your environment in such a way that the CUE will be better visible to you. 

Gradually, the habits become associated not w...

Self-control is a short-term strategy, not a long-term one

You can break a habit, but you're unlikely to forget it. And that means that simply resisting temptation is an eneffective strategy.

To eliminate a bad habit, reduce exposure to the cue that causes it.

  • Leave the phone in another room.
  • De...

Founds In Atomic Habits 1

  1. If you want to stick with a habit, first you have to make it obvious.  
  2. When and where are the most important questions for the habit formation. 
  3. I will  ( behaviour ) at ( time ) in ( location ). 
  4. Implementation intention clears the foggy notion. 
  5. Habit stack...

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