The Habit Change Cheatsheet-29 Ways to Successfully Ingrain a Behavior

The Habit Change Cheatsheet: 29 Ways to Successfully Ingrain a Behavior
Full Habit Change Cheatsheet
1. Do just one habit at a time
2. Start small
3. Do a 30-day Challenge
4. Write it down
5. Make a plan
6. Know your motivations, and be sure they're strong
7. Don't start right away
8. Write down all your obstacles
9. Identify your triggers
10. For every single trigger, identify a positive habit you're
going to do instead
11. Plan a support system
12. Ask for help
13. Become aware of self-talk
14. Stay positive
15. Have strategies to defeat the urge
16. Prepare for the sabotagers
17. Talk to yourself
18. Have a mantra
19. Use visualization
20. Have rewards.
21. Take it one urge at a time
22. Not one Puff Ever (in other words, no exceptions)
23. Get rest
24. Drink lots of water
25. Renew your commitment often
26. Set up public accountability
27. Engineer it so it's hard to fail
28. Avoid some situations where you normally do your old habit
29. If you fail, figure out what went wrong, plan for it, and try again
Change habit in three steps
Write down your plan
Identify your triggers and replacement
habits
Focus on doing the replacement habits
every single time the triggers happen,
for about 30 days
Quotes
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence,
then, is not an act, but a habit. " Aristotle
“Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of
the window by any man, but coaxed
downstairs a step at a time.” Mark Twain
"Your net worth to the world is usually
determined by what remains after your bad
habits are subtracted from your good ones."
Benjamin Franklin
Author
Name: Leo Babauta
Home Page: zenhabits.net
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