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The basic process for building all habits is basically the same: you repeatedly condition the behavior you want, over time, until it becomes automatic. There's two main ways you can condition a habit. One is through classical conditioning. This is simply a paired association with a trigger and a behavior.
In my book New York Times bestselling book Atomic Habits, I explain that the process of building a habit can be divided into four simple steps: cue, craving, response, and reward. The image below shows the habit loop and how these four factors work together to build new habits.