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Making Habits Breaking Habits

Author : Jeremy Dean
ISBN : 9781780742175
Genre : Self-Help
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Habits are more powerful than your will – if you know how to make them work for you Two strings are hanging from a ceiling, one at the centre of the room, one near the wall. You’re asked to tie the strings together, but you can’t reach both at the same time. You look around the room and see a table and a pair of pliers. How would you solve the problem? When confronted with challenges, most people let habits rule them (in this case, ignoring the pliers, the creative tool at your disposal). That is not surprising when you realise that at least a third of our waking hours are lived on auto-pilot – ruminating over past events, clicking through websites trawling for updates and the like. Such unconscious thoughts and actions are powerful. But the habits of the mind do not have to control us – we can steer them. Drawing on hundreds of fascinating studies, psychologist Jeremy Dean – the mind behind the hugely popular and insightful website PsyBlog – shares how the new brain science of habit can be harnessed to your benefit, whether you’re hoping to eat moreveg, take an evening run, clear out your email backlog, or be more creative when faced with challenges at work and at home.

Michelle Bridges Guide To Making And Breaking Habits

Author : Michelle Bridges
ISBN : 9780857970978
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Bad eating and exercise habits can trip us up on the way to a healthier lifestyle. The good news, however, is that all habits are learned, so they can be unlearned as well! Michelle Bridges offers practical advice for kicking your bad habits to the kerb, alongside strategies for replacing them with good ones. The recipes are healthy versions of traditional favourites, while the exercises are adaptable so you avoid getting stuck in a rut.

Better Than Before

Author : Gretchen Rubin
ISBN : 9780385348621
Genre : Self-Help
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New York Times Bestseller | Washington Post Bestseller The author of the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, tackles the critical question: How do we change? Gretchen Rubin's answer: through habits. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life. It takes work to make a habit, but once that habit is set, we can harness the energy of habits to build happier, stronger, more productive lives. So if habits are a key to change, then what we really need to know is: How do we change our habits? Better than Before answers that question. It presents a practical, concrete framework to allow readers to understand their habits—and to change them for good. Infused with Rubin’s compelling voice, rigorous research, and easy humor, and packed with vivid stories of lives transformed, Better than Before explains the (sometimes counter-intuitive) core principles of habit formation. Along the way, Rubin uses herself as guinea pig, tests her theories on family and friends, and answers readers’ most pressing questions—oddly, questions that other writers and researchers tend to ignore: • Why do I find it tough to create a habit for something I love to do? • Sometimes I can change a habit overnight, and sometimes I can’t change a habit, no matter how hard I try. Why? • How quickly can I change a habit? • What can I do to make sure I stick to a new habit? • How can I help someone else change a habit? • Why can I keep habits that benefit others, but can’t make habits that are just for me? Whether readers want to get more sleep, stop checking their devices, maintain a healthy weight, or finish an important project, habits make change possible. Reading just a few chapters of Better Than Before will make readers eager to start work on their own habits—even before they’ve finished the book.

Making Good Habits Breaking Bad Habits

Author : Joyce Meyer
ISBN : 9781444749946
Genre : Religion
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From nail biting to cell phone addiction, procrastination to overspending, bad habits seem to outnumber the good ones. Unfortunately, we pay a price for bad habits that outweighs the immediate gratification that they bring. Experts say that at least forty per cent of what we do is solely the result of habit, which is why it is so important to make good habits and break bad ones. In this book, Joyce Meyer starts by examining the nature of habits. The first habit - and most important one to have - is the God Habit. By making it a habit to start your day by reading the Bible and communing with God, asking for His help in your efforts and His strength and sustenance, the stage is set for overcoming the habits you want to break and establishing new ones in their place. The author moves on to discuss fourteen good habits and devotes a chapter to each. The reader is given a specific roadmap to follow until the behaviour has become automatic (the definition of a habit). It's like following a SatNav to get you to a new place. After travelling the same route several times, the SatNav isn't needed for you to find your destination. The 'habit' of following the right route is ingrained.

Breaking Bad Habits

Author : Martin Formato
ISBN : 1533060541
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*** FREE BONUS INSIDE *** Make today the day you take control of your life by FINALLY BREAKING YOUR BAD HABIT. Who is this book for?Do you have a bad habit? Have you tried to break it before and failed? Do you realize that your bad habit is holding you back and causing you pain? Then this book is for you! I am going to share with you the MOST EFFECTIVE STRATEGY for breaking your bad habit so you can FINALLY BE FREE AND HAPPY! What will this book teach you?This book is different to others! It doesn't just contain generic advice that we all already know, but instead a strategy that actually works! A strategy that will help you BREAK YOUR BAD HABIT ONCE AND FOR ALL! This strategy is simple and you can start applying it today. This book will also teach you the 4 things that cause bad habits to re-surface and how to avoid them. If you are serious about changing your life for the better then grab this book. Here Is A Preview Of What You Will Learn... Introduction What is a bad habit? Examples of bad habits The 3 things that cause habits to form How our brain works The 11 steps to breaking any bad habit How your environment affects you 47 ways to reduce stress Summary Bonus #1: FREE book "Find Your Gift, Passion and Purpose" And much, much more! Today only, get this amazing book for just $5.99 I'm so confident that this book is going to help you that I'm going to give you a 100% Honest, 60-day Money-back Guarantee! This way the risk is removed. Grab your copy now! Tags: addiction, food addiction, sugar addiction, gambling addiction, addiction recovery, habits, breaking bad habits, self help, success, habits book, bad habits, habits science, habits successful, habits kindle, habits for success, habit change, habit ebook, habit Kindle book, habit book, habit forming, habit stacking, making good habits, seven habits of highly effective people, habits of the heart, making habits, breaking habits, habits effective people, habits for success, good habits, mental habits, creating good habits, Hypnosis, Psychology, Self-Help, Motivation, Inspiration, Self-Hypnosis, Practice Management, Affirmations, Happiness, Drug Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Help Books, Cheap Books, Good Books, Quality Books, New Habits, Addiction Cures

Breaking Bad Habits

Author : Scientific American Editors
ISBN : 9781466858954
Genre : Self-Help
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Self-improvement is a lifelong quest. We all have things we'd like to change about ourselves, which is why many people make New Year's resolutions. Yet, research shows that only about 8% of resolution-makers achieve their goals. Making personal change is hard, and making changes to established behavior patterns is harder still – even though the potential reward is great. As the New Year approaches, the editors of Scientific American offer this eBook on breaking bad habits and the ultimate satisfaction of making difficult life changes. We open with Section 1, "Change Is in the Mind," which looks at how our thought processes can either help or hinder these efforts. Elaine Fox writes in "The Essence of Optimism" that negative thinking causes us undue stress and that by reversing this habit, we could beat depression, anxiety and substance use disorders. Another story by Emily Anthes, "Six Ways to Boost Brainpower," informs that the adult brain is far more malleable than we once thought, putting to bed the idea of being ‘too old to change,' and gives practical advice on improving the brain's performance. In Section 2, "Mastering Good Habits," a story by Wray Herbert titled "The Willpower Paradox" addresses the contradictory notion that if we keep ourselves open to failing instead of willing ourselves not to fail, we are more likely to succeed. The next two sections focus on procrastination and self-discipline—two sides of the same coin. While certain personality traits like impulsiveness and low self-esteem can lead people to put things off, we can all break the habit, says Trisha Gura in "I'll Do It Tomorrow." Section 5 tackles "Mindfulness" and how being fully present in the moment can make us happier. It includes one of our most popular articles on the topic: "Being in the Now" by Amishi P. Jha. Section 6 discusses tips for self-improvement, many of which involve focusing on the present. Finally, in Section 7, we close with a discussion of those elusive New Year's resolutions and make lasting personal change, whether that involves cutting back on drinking and smoking, losing and keep off weight, exercising more or keeping the romance alive with your partner or spouse. We hope that this eBook will not only help you keep your New Year's resolutions, but also master new habits to form the foundation of a new and happier "you."

Joyce Meyer Making Good Habits Breaking Bad Habits Overload Living Beyond Your Feelings

Author : Joyce Meyer
ISBN : 9781473682535
Genre : Religion
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OVERLOAD - How to Unplug, Unwind and Free Yourself from the Pressure of Stress LIVING BEYOND YOUR FEELINGS - A comprehensive guide to the range of emotions that we feel every day and shows how to manage them - instead of letting them manage you. MAKING GOOD HABITS, BREAKING BAD HABITS - 14 New behaviours that will energise your life

Habit

Author : Ace McCloud
ISBN : 1536927058
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Feel Like It's Impossible to Break That Bad Habit? Good News! There's Nothing Wrong With YOU - You're Just Not Following The Simple "Habit Breaking" Formula. It's Hard to Believe But You Only Need to Discover One SIMPLE Key Principle to Successfully Break A Bad Habit - And No It's Not "Going Cold Turkey" or Just Trying to Force Yourself To Stop... That's A Recipe For Failure. It Actually Involves Using the Power of GOOD. Let me explain... The problem most people face when they try to break a bad habit, or even start a new habit, is they become their own worst enemy. You've experienced this, I've experienced this, we set out to "train ourselves" to either stop or start something - yet for some reason we can't seem to stick with our plan. Wouldn't it be great if there was an EASY way to start a new positive habit, or stop a bad habit? Well here's why most people fail at developing or breaking habits... It's not about starting a good habit OR stopping a bad habit, it's ACTUALLY about REPLACING a bad habit, with a good habit! In this powerful new book we've taken this principle of replacing the bad with the good and written out the exact steps it takes to successfully change your habits. We all know the benefits of having good habits, imagine if we forgot to brush our teeth for a few months, but there's a hidden benefit to breaking bad habits using this technique... Not only are we breaking bad habits, but we're also replacing them with the good ones we know we should have. That's the power of this book. If you've been struggling with breaking bad habits, and want to experience the happiness that comes from making real change, now's your chance. In "Habits: The Top 100 Best Habits" you'll find the real solution to making change happen in your life and experiene the feeling of being truly unstoppable. Pick up a copy today at this low introductory price, and start seeing the power that comes from living your best habits. Bonus: Not only will you learn this technique, but we're also giving you the top 100 habits happy people use to live the best life possible. In This Powerful Program You'll Discover... Part One: How Habits Can Change Your Life If you've never experienced the power of ending a bad habit, or starting a new one this section will help. You need to understand WHY it's so important, and life changing, to implement habit change in your life so that you can live your best life possible. Part Two: The Top 100 Best Habits You probably have a lot of bad habits, but can you name a bunch of good habits? That's where the power of this section helps. It shows you examples of powerful habits that help you swap the bad with the good! Leading the way to ACTUAL change in your life. Part Three: How to ACTUALLY Break A Bad Habit Step by step breakdown of what it really takes to break a bad habit in a way that lasts, and in a way that will continually drive you to make even better changes in your life. Part Four: The Power of Keystone Habits & Choices What's your WHY, you need to define your keystone habit. This section teaches you how to start change on a solid foundation so that you have something to turn to when the going gets tough. Clearly you know how important it is to manage your habits, now - not later - is the time to implement this system. Buy this book now and start on your path to better habits, and a better life. Buy It Now

Mini Habits

Author : Stephen Guise
ISBN : 9780996435420
Genre : Self-Help
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Discover the Life-Changing Strategy of This Worldwide Bestseller in 17 Languages! UPDATED: Includes the best habit tracking apps of 2017. Lasting Change For Early Quitters, Burnouts, The Unmotivated, And Everyone Else Too When I decided to start exercising consistently 10 years ago, this is what actually happened: I tried "getting motivated." It worked sometimes.I tried setting audacious big goals. I almost always failed them.I tried to make changes last. They didn't. Like most people who try to change and fail, I assumed that I was the problem. Then one afternoon--after another failed attempt to get motivated to exercise--I (accidentally) started my first mini habit. I initially committed to do one push-up, and it turned into a full workout. I was shocked. This "stupid idea" wasn't supposed to work. I was shocked again when my success with this strategy continued for months (and to this day). I had to consider that maybe I wasn't the problem in those 10 years of mediocre results. Maybe it was my prior strategies that were ineffective, despite being oft-repeated as "the way to change" in countless books and blogs. My suspicions were correct. Is There A Scientific Explanation For This? As I sought understanding, I found a plethora of scientific studies that had answers, with nobody to interpret them correctly. Based on the science--which you'll find peppered throughout Mini Habits--we've been doing it all wrong. You can succeed without the guilt, intimidation, and repeated failure associated with such strategies as "getting motivated," New Year's Resolutions, or even "just doing it." In fact, you need to stop using those strategies if they aren't giving you great results. Most popular strategies don't work well because they require you to fight against your subconscious brain (a fight not easily won). It's only when you start playing by your brain's rules and taking your human limitations seriously--as mini habits show you how to do--that you can achieve lasting change. What's A Mini Habit? A mini habit is a very small positive behavior that you force yourself to do every day; its "too small to fail" nature makes it weightless, deceptively powerful, and a superior habit-building strategy. You will have no choice but to believe in yourself when you're always moving forward. The barrier to the first step is so low that even depressed or "stuck" people can find early success and begin to reverse their lives right away. And if you think one push-up a day is too small to matter, I've got one heck of a story for you! Aim For The First Step They say when you aim for the moon, you'll land among the stars. Well, that doesn't make sense, as the moon is closer than the stars. I digress. The message is that you should aim very high and even if you fall short, you'll still get somewhere. I've found the opposite to be true in regards to productivity and healthy behaviors. When you aim for the moon, you won't do anything because it's too far away. But when you aim for the step in front of you, you might keep going and reach the moon. I've used the Mini Habits strategy to get into the best shape of my life, read 10x more books, and write 4x as many words. It started from requiring one push-up from myself every day. How ridiculous is that? Not so ridiculous when you consider the science of the brain, habits, and willpower. The Mini Habits system works because it's how our brains are designed to change. Note: This book isn't for eliminating bad habits (some principles could be useful for breaking habits). Mini Habits is a strategy to create permanent healthy habits in: exercise, writing, reading, thinking positively, meditating, drinking water, eating healthy foods, etc. Lasting change won't happen until you take that first step into a strategy that works. Give Mini Habits a try. You won't look back.

A Village Called Trinity

Author : Peter T. Denton Jr.
ISBN : 9781329682054
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