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How to Break Bad Habits in an Effective Way

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How to Break Bad Habits in an Effective Way | Varnic

Today’s lifestyle is hectic we all know that. We don’t even get a chance to look over our habits either which made it difficult for us to maintain a healthy life. Before using an effective way to break bad habits. We need to understand our habit behavior first. As soon as you woke up in the morning, what did you do first? Ask question to yourself. What things make you do that? Your wish, carving or feeling of eating junk food are some examples. We thought you know that junk food is bad for your health yet you can’t stop yourself eating it. Isn’t it generally happened with all of us? Spending your endless time over TV or gadgets.

Need to understand how habit work

We started forming habits from the day we are born. We all have a suck on your thumbs as a baby, taking a nap every afternoon and many other things. Most of the time we don’t even realize that we had made a bad habit until it started to cause us trouble. These small habits take the turn to build a harmful effect on us later. Still, not all habits are bad. We build a lot of good habits too. As reading a book before sleeping or taking a hot shower to refresh yourself before going to bed. Consciously or unconsciously we had built various habit all these years. These habits are running our life breaking through them is hard but not impossible.

“Champions don’t do extraordinary things. They do ordinary things, but they do them without thinking, too fast for the other team to react. They follow the habits they’ve learned.”

An effective way to break bad habits

  1. Make changes in your routine

Make changes in your environment is not easy. Many of us gave up after trying fifth or sixty times. Some doesn’t able to make it there.

The Golden Rule of Habit change consists of three parts: A Cue which turns into a Routine bring the satisfaction out as a Reward.

To have a better understanding on this subject you can also refer to the book ‘The Power of Habit’ by Charles Duhigg. You just need to bring a bit of a change in your routine part. Use the same cue to provide the same rewards but change the routine.

How to Break Bad Habits in an Effective Way | Varnic

  1. Take small step Start Small

Try to change your habit is one day is not possible. You will definitely end up giving up. As habit need their time to build. Similarly, to that transformation of habit take time too. Take small step just start will small.

  1. Track and measure your changes

Only bring change is not enough. You need to keep proper track of your activity too. This is an essential step when it comes anything regarding habits. You need to track and measure your progress regularly. You can simply use a sticky note to track your activities down or you can download apps Habit Tracker or Goal tracker & habit list & workout calendar whichever app suits you more.

 

Ankita Gupta is a young, dynamic, aspiring Entrepreneur and a writer too. Ankita is a travel enthusiast as she loves exploring new places , people and possibilities as well as new creative ideas and art work.. Motive in Life: To motivate people to achieve their goals and success.

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