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Incentivize

When we become addicted to a habit it's extremely difficult to get rid of it, most especially when it's a habit that isn't beneficially tangible. Addictions can range from coffee-drinking to playing phone games.

By challenging yourself to incentivize it's going to help you to remove the habit easier. Start by going off of your phone for an hour and give yourself a reward of a treat up until the point where you don't rely on your phone anymore.

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Keep Going Back At It

The path to personal development and growth is never a straight line. Oftentimes we find ourselves going back to a habit like cheating on our diet, but that's okay. It doesn't mean that you're a terrible person for doing it. Don't let it discourage you and just get back on track. It's okay.

When you mess up, come back to the habits you've been working on. Don't quit because you're not perfect.

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Think Small

Think Small

Seneca once said to Lucilius that one should acquire something that will fortify you against poverty, death, and other misfortunes.

We place a heavy emphasis on just one thing every day is something and that's the most important thing. "One thing a day adds up and the sooner you start the better you'll feel and be."

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Hand Yourself Over to a Script

Making choices for ourselves constantly is exhausting. It drains us mentally and physically. That's why when we enroll at a gym we usually get a personal trainer so that you just have to follow their instructions and then you're done for the day.

In building habits, it's easier to know what to do and how to do it so try finding a challenge you can participate in no matter what it is as long as the aim is to make yourself and your life better.

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Choose Your Surroundings Wisely

A famous playwright once said "Tell me who you spend time with and I will tell you who you are." Your life comes to resemble its environment, so choose your surroundings wisely.

Who we surround ourselves with are the people we're going to become. We make often make the same life decision as to the adults we spend time with. If we hang out with people who tolerate being in horrible situations, we will most likely do so too.

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Long-Term Thinking

Just because we cannot see the results of our efforts doesn't mean it isn't there. It takes longer than we'd like to see more often than not.

Even when we don't see the outcome immediately we mustn't give up because greatness takes time and that greatness is realized by small steps.

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Establish A Routine

Routinization lessens our stress when disturbances and distractions come along. When order and clarity are integrated it is much more difficult to tear you down and lessen the feeling of hopelessness.

Find a routine that fits your lifestyle the best may that be in the form of journaling or cleaning your house is all up to you.

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Set Reminders

Place a reminder somewhere where it's totally visible and in your line of sight. When you see it often it becomes imprinted in your mind.

Reminders hold power in them and they really make you better. It gives you something to rest on to prevent yourself from backsliding.

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Muscle Development

It's easy to start doing or quitting something but the challenging part is the constant continuity. If you want to start/quit doing something, start with something small just to prove to yourself that you can.

What we do is what determines who we can be and if we want to be great we have to develop the daily habits we need to become great.

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Good Habits to Drive Out Bad Habits

Epictetus taught us that habit is a powerful influence and that we are constantly tolerating ourselves when we chase our impulses and thus becomes a slippery slope.

It takes virtue to counteract a bad habit. If for example you want to quit procrastinating, no matter how much we fight it we end up losing. Instead clear your head and hit the reset button instead.

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