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Fine-tune your habits to improve your life.

Shift your existing habits to more productive ones. Forming a new habit is a three-step process:

  • Cue – This is the prompt for the new behavior you want to turn into a habit. It might be an alarm on your phone or a physical reminder, such as leaving your walking shoes near your front door.
  • Routine – This is the action you take in response to the cue – the new habit itself.
  • Reward – This generates a sense of pleasure about your new habit. Pausing to reflect on how doing the new habit makes you feel can create this sensation.

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