I was listening to a podcast for one of the courses I’m taking and thought I’d share some cool stuff about building habits:

- Willpower is not as effective in making a long term change compared to building habits

- Reduce friction (eg much more likely to go to gym if it’s 5 mins away vs 10)

- Take an existing habit and add your new habit onto it

- Use chaos and stressful times to rethink practical decisions

- To break bad habits, add friction (eg phone & charger away at night)

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I wanted to limit the time I spend on Instagram…. I deleted the app from my phone and set I timer. So, every time I want to go on the app I need to download it from the AppStore, and the timer pops up after 30 mins. It works!!!

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Haha that is some friction. Good job!

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To add on to your points - anybody that is looking to break a habit or build a habit, highly recommend Atomic Habits!😊

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Just about to say the same thing…reading Atomic Habits right now!!

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