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?