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How to build a habit

The best way to make change easier is not to force it with willpower. Instead, convince your brain that it's no big deal.

For example, if you want to become fitter, the first thing to do is break this vague goal into clear, separate actions. The idea is to make the action as easy as possible. It should be so small that it is manageable and so specific that you don't have to think about it a lot. For example, doing ten squats every morning. 


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Change is actually hard

Change is actually hard

Making a decision to do something is like moving through a real jungle: It's hard.

Your brain hates using energy, so it came up with a trick. All your actions and behaviours leave paths in the jungle of your brain. The more often you do something, the more stamped out the trails become, so...


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Introducing new habits

Introducing new habits

If we want to change and introduce a new behaviour into our lives,  we can focus on small changes, not big ones.

Improving your life a little is much better than aiming high and doing nothing.


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Struggling to achieve your goals

Struggling to achieve your goals

Most people have a gap between the person they are and the person they want to be. There are little things you think you should do and big things you ought to commit to, like working out regularly, eating healthy, writing a novel, reading more or simply doing your hobby. 



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Routines and habits

  • A routine is a sequence of actions you carry out the same way every time because they've worked well for you. For example, you get the same ingredients for your favourite dish and cook them the same way because you like the taste of the result.
  • Routines can eventuall...


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3. Be Specific With Your Feedback

3. Be Specific With Your Feedback

The more specific your feedback, the more actionable it is for the one receiving it. Example: Asking for an article on communication is vague while asking for one on public speaking is specific.

An specific feedback that doesn’t target the person is easier to understand and act upon....

How to Build a New Habit

  1. Start with an incredibly small habit, one that is easy enough that you don't need motivation to do it
  2. Increase your habit in very small ways - start small and gradually improve
  3. As you build up, break habits into chunks

How to manage your procrastination triggers

Procrastination is a signal that something is wrong, and you need to change the way you approach a task.

There are three ways to deal with your procrastination triggers.

  1. Consider why you are procrastinating. Often, tasks you don't want to do c...


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