Habits control every aspect of our entire lives. What time we wake up in the morning to what we consume daily to whether or not we binge eat those cookies are all governed by habits.
What is a habit?
A habit is a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up.
As we continually do the same activities every day, our brain becomes accustomed to the same stimulation. It forms strong neural connections, which makes the activity easier and easier to occur.
Eventually, our brain conducts itself automatically. It chooses to take the shortest, simplest path to immediate gratification.
Binge eating cookies is just an automatic habit because our brain knows we love cookies. Smoking cigarettes when we’re stressed are automatic patterns that our brains use because at one time we used cigarettes to cope with stress.
Building strong effective habits are the foundation…
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