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3. The Golden Rule of habit change

3. The Golden Rule of habit change

  • If you keep the same cue and reward but change the routine, you can transform almost any behavior.
  • This principle has been effective in treating conditions like alcoholism and OCD.
  • To change a habit, identify the cue and reward, and substitute a new routine that provides a similar reward.
  • Changing beliefs is crucial for lasting habit transformation
  • Finding support through groups or mentors can reinforce these beliefs.
  • The process involves experimenting with different routines to identify cravings and rewards, then isolating the cue and creating a plan to implement the new routine consistently.


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