Use the four-step process to break bad habits.
The same four rules apply when creating new habits and when breaking bad ones. In order to break a bad habit, it’s enough to effectively break one element. The key to successfully create new habits and break bad ones is to clearly understand those rules.
- Make it invisible.
How can you make the cues invisible?
- Make it unattractive.
What can you do so you don’t crave it anymore?
- Make it difficult.
How can you make it more difficult?
- Make it unsatisfying.
What can you do to remove satisfaction from the habit?
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