While answering hundreds and hundreds of questions about habits on Quora I found myself referring to some free resources for developing good habits over and over again. They are free. They are effective. They are helpful. So, here I share them with you. 1. Tiny Habits course It’s free. It’s jam-packed with valuable knowledge about […]
I can see at least three ways friends can support forming good habits right away. Probably, there are more. 1. Role Model. Human beings are mimicking machines. We mimic without thinking, unconsciously. So, if your friend has some good habits you are in a much better position to adopt similar habits. This is the one […]
Those habits are simple indeed. However, they elevated my social skills from the level below zero to a point where people who meet me for the first time think I’m a social butterfly. I consider their biggest benefit that for half of them you actually don’t need cooperation from others at all. You can practice […]
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The only study I ever found on the time of developing a habit concluded it takes from 18 to 254 days and in 50% of cases, it’s longer than 66 days. So, developing a habit in 21 days is not an easy feat. Repetitions The research I mentioned was about daily habits. Participants were performing […]
I know a method that is amazingly effective. It works for me. It works for every human being because we are created to utilize it. It’s very simple, but it isn’t easy. It works like magic; it works on autopilot with little to no conscious effort. It works every day. I know a method that […]
I think that overall “The Power of Habit” was so-so book, when it comes to the concept of changing one’s habits. There are many better positions about this and free content of much higher quality. But. Charles Duhigg made an enormous service to the society as a whole by popularizing the concept of habits in […]
There is very little “self” in self-help. I already said that self-help is a big fat lie. However, there are still areas where outside help can do very little for you. Self-talk is the most important of them and I tackle this problem in my next book, “Power up Your Self-Talk: 6 Simple Habits to […]
Your personality is the conglomerate of your habits because your habits shape you into who you are. Thus, to transform your personality, you need keystone habits – the habits that beget the creation of more good habits without much effort. “Keystone habits are habits that have a multiplier or a domino effect in your life.” […]
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Changing one’s life is a lengthy process. We are so impatient. We dream about overnight success or a one-week life change. Somehow, it’s so easy to forget that your lifespan is measured in decades. One night or one week is only a tiny fraction of your life. So how long does it really take to […]
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Yes and no. No, because it’s not a skill. You cannot say that being a great doctor or a great basketball player is a skill. It’s a whole skillset that makes a person a doctor or player. There are many skills that mesh into being a person who continuously grows. It’s not a habit as […]
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