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Habits

From the moment we wake up, we start a routine, a habit. Turning off the alarm, stretching, getting up, washing our faces whatever. Taking action through a certain trigger is called a habit.

Habits allow the brain to save energy and perform common tasks efficiently and in a certain way automatically. Scientists say that 40% of all your actions in a day are already habits. So what does it take for you to take a look?

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joaopuerta

I am a portuguese student living in Lisbon. I'm currently taking a Bachelor's in Management at Nova SBE.

People who want to hire workers look at ways of improving efficiency, and what one individual will bring to the table. As so, learning to be efficient is very important.

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How Habits Work

How Habits Work

A habit - a mini-system that once you create, becomes automatic to your body, with minimal interference from the brain.

The Habit Loop is a breakdown of a habit put it into three sections:

  • Cue: A certain trigger that awakens the habit
  • Routine: The action you perform witho...

Habits emerge...

...because the brain is constantly looking for ways to save effort. 

It will try to make almost any routine into a habit, because habits allow our minds to ramp down more often. This effort-saving instinct is a huge advantage. 

Habit stacking

Habit stacking

Habit stacking means adding new habits onto existing ones - to the things you already automatically do every day.

After waking up in the morning, you might put on a cup of coffee. When you visit the bathroom, you wash your hands. And before you go to bed, you brush you...

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