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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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“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"

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

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

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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