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Make It Attractive

Shift your perspective from what you "have to do" to what you "want to do" to leverage the reward-loving part of your brain. For instance, if you aim to wake up earlier, use your favorite music as an alarm. Or, to reduce evening screen time, swap it for reading a captivating book in a cozy spot. Transforming habits into enjoyable activities significantly boosts the likelihood they'll integrate seamlessly into your routine.

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Practice Consistently

Consistent small efforts outperform sporadic large ones. For instance, reading for 15 minutes regularly is more beneficial than unpredictable, lengthy sessions. This consistency strengthens neural pathways, making actions more automatic and easier to form into habits. It’...

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Start Small

Begin with manageable steps. Leo Babauta advises, "Make it so easy you can't say no." Start small, like opting for a five-minute daily walk to become more active, rather than a longer jog. These small actions seamlessly integrate into your routine, gradually becoming auto...

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Track the Process

To ensure you're keeping up with your habits, tracking progress is essential. You have the option of using traditional paper trackers or exploring habit trac...

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For more tips read the original article "How to Form a Habit that Sticks"

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Routine Vs Habit

Let's clarify the difference between a habit and a routine, a common confusion. A habit is an automatic action, like brushing your teeth, done without thought. A routine, however, requires conscious effort and involves a sequence of actions, like a morning ritual of yoga,...

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