Making identity pacts can empower us to become the individuals we want to be. Whether the behaviour is related to what we eat, how we treat others, or how we manage distraction, this technique can help mould our behaviour to fit our values.
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By aligning our behaviours with our identity, we make choices based on who we want to be.
To do this, start by identifying the behaviour you want to stop. For example, say you’d like to stop eating meat. For people who view themselves as meat-eaters trying to quit, the task of cutt...
There is psychological empowerment that comes with saying, “I don’t,” rather than, “I can’t.”
The results of a study demonstrate the influence that self-description and self-image have on our behaviour—we think; therefore, we will be.
The way we think of ourselves can...
One of the most effective ways to change your behaviour is to change your identity: Changing the way you see yourself.
Our perception of who we are—our identity or self-image—has a dramatic effect on our future actions.
Self-image is a cognitive shortcut that helps ou...
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