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Don't Break the Chain

Example: You want to develop a habit of daily reading.

Idea: Mark each day you complete the habit on a calendar and aim to keep the streak going.

Why?: Creating a visual chain motivates you to maintain consistency.

Such as: Reading for 20 minutes daily and marking it on a calendar.


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