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27 Strategies for Breaking ANY Bad Habit


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Struggling to eliminate a bad habit or addiction? Check out ! …

Struggling to eliminate a bad habit or addiction? Check out !
The truth is you need to take a strategic approach to overcome your negative routines. Check out this deck to learn a number of proven techniques for making a lasting change in your life.

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  • 1. Strategies for Breaking ANY Bad Habit 2727
  • 2. Habits run our daily life.
  • 3. Some habits are helpful.
  • 4. Others can work against you.
  • 5. Fortunately, it is possible to eliminate a bad habit.
  • 6. All you need is a plan of action that works.
  • 7. 1 You'll quickly run out of steam if you try to change multiple habits at the same time. Focus on One Habit at a Time.
  • 8. 2 Structure your entire life around the completion of one specific habit goal. Do a 30-Day Habit Challenge.
  • 9. 3 Having a start date creates energy and excitement for this new change. Set a Start Date.
  • 10. 4 Have a specific outcome in mind coupled with a target date. Identify the Target Goal.
  • 11. 5 Cold turkey can make a bad habit even worse because of its overemphasis on perfection. Avoid “Cold Turkey” Solutions.
  • 12. 6 Focus and track your daily, incremental improvements. Set a Baseline Metric.
  • 13. 7 Breaking a habit in a methodical manner gives your body and mind a chance to diminish its constant craving. Create Specific Goals.
  • 14. 8 All habits have actions and thoughts that occur beforehand. Identify your cue, routine, and reward. Identify the Habit Routine.
  • 15. 9 Identify: Location, time, mood, people you’re with, and preceding action to get to the “cause” of your bad habit. Record the Habit Triggers.
  • 16. 10 Find a positive routine that will provide the same feeling you get with a bad habit, minus the negative routine. Try Different Rewards.
  • 17. 11 Take stock of your mood after following a new routine to see if you still feel a desire to do the bad habit. See What Works.
  • 18. 12 The best way to make a lasting change is to follow a step-by-step plan whenever you experience an impulse. Formulate a Plan.
  • 19. 13 While planning is important, you’ll also need a strategy for dealing with slip-ups. Understand the Hot-Cold Empathy Gap.
  • 20. 14 Habit reminders are a great way to keep your habit change at the forefront of your mind and stay on course. Use “Habit Reminders.”
  • 21. 15 The more information you track, the easier it is to understand what affects your mood or impulses. Keep an Accountability Journal
  • 22. 16 Simply knowing you have to be accountable for your actions keeps you focused on a habit change. Make a Public Declaration.
  • 23. 17 Regularly communicate with someone who shares a similar desire to make a lasting change. Find an Accountability Partner.
  • 24. 18 Know what to say and do when a person says something that causes you to second-guess a habit change. Ignore the Naysayers.
  • 25. 19 Avoid the places that cause a negative habit loop and an impulse to follow a specific routine. Avoid Trigger Locations.
  • 26. 20 Don’t be afraid to get help from other others. If you think you have a real problem, it might be time to go get the assistance you really need. Seek Professional Help.
  • 27. 21 If you’re always tired, hungry, or stressed, you’ll increase the likelihood that you’ll succumb to a temptation. Live a Healthy Lifestyle.
  • 28. 22 The moment you experience a cue for a bad habit, reaffirm your commitment to stick to the new plan. Remain Positive.
  • 29. 23 It’s okay to slip up from time to time, but don't use it as an excuse to go do too much of a bad habit. Beware the “What-the-Hell Effect.”
  • 30. 24 Beating yourself up over a slip-up is counterproductive to your long-term goals. Forgive Yourself.
  • 31. 25 Make a grueling habit change fun by rewarding yourself for achieving specific milestones. Reward Yourself.
  • 32. 26 Daily commitments and reminders help you stick with the plan. Review Your Plan Daily.
  • 33. 27 Don’t worry about tomorrow or next year. Have a plan for what you’ll do today and leave tomorrow for tomorrow. Take it Day-by-Day.
  • 34. Ready for a Lasting Habit Change?
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