In order to understand how triggers influence our behaviour, we look at these six key clues:
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Daily self-monitoring, through 6 “active”/engaging questions – questions that measure our effort, not our results:
If I understand, I will do. Just because people understand what to do doesn’t ensure that they will actually do it.
I have willpower and won’t give in to temptation. We not only overestimate willpower, we chronically underestimate the power of triggers in o...
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