The Complete Habit Guide: 10 Incredible Resources to Help You Create New Positive Habits
Habits are central to everything we do each and every day. There are many different types of habits, and many
Habits are central to everything we do each and every day.
There are many different types of habits, and many different ways to establish habits depending on various factors, but one thing is for certain:
If you want to be happy and successful (whatever that means to you), you need to become great at creating new, positive habits and influencing your own behavior.
That’s where this collection of resources comes in.
Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.
– Horace Mann
Below is a comprehensive collection of resources on creating habits, including everything from setting new, positive habits to removing bad ones along with additional tips, lessons, insights, and strategies for becoming a master of habits.
Here’s the first:
Before working to create any new habit, it can be absolutely invaluable to take a little bit of time learning about what makes us tick in a fundamental way. Why? Because knowing what motivates us is central to creating habits.
Read it here: Why We Do What We Do: The Psychology of Motivation
Ready for some more foundational knowledge? Now that you know what makes us tick, it’s time to learn what’s behind a habit.
In this piece, you’ll learn about the three basic components of every habit and how you can use them to your advantage to become a habit master.
With some foundational knowledge out of the way, how about we get straight to the point? If you want to know what is really important when it comes to creating habits, it’s all summarized for you right here in simple and straightforward language.
As you might imagine, while it’s simple, it’s not exactly easy. But with this knowledge in hand, you’ll know what you need to do to make anything a habit.
Read it here: How to Make Anything a Daily Habit
Creating a habit is often a big, long-term effort. For that reason, it can often seem daunting– so much so that most people quit before they ever get close to establishing the said behavior as a habit.
With this in mind, seed habits offer a very easy to use strategy that gets you started in the right direction and reduces the chance of this happening.
Read it here: How to Use Seed Habits to Build New Positive Behaviors
With the most important information out of the way, it’s time to get into the details. What habits do you want to create? It really comes down to what you want to do with your life.
For most of us, that includes maintaining a strong and healthy mind and body. Here are the most important habits for doing just that.
Read it here: Habits You Need for a Strong, Healthy Mind and Body
It’s important to break down habits into their fundamental aspect, but the reality is that there’s a lot to it. Over the last decade, I’ve learned a lot about habits. And many of those lessons have been critical in helping me establish new positive behaviors.
Want to know what those lessons were? Read below…
The path of least resistance is a simple strategy that can really help you both create new positive habits as well as decondition bad ones. It follows a basic premise that is very easy to take action on immediately and can offer great results.
Over the last few decades, a lot of great research has been published on basic human behavior that is relevant to setting and creating new habits. Here’s a great summary on how to master life and effect change.
Sometimes, you’re not really looking to create a new habit as much as you are trying to stop an old habit. Breaking bad habits is essentially the same process as creating new ones (because the most effective method is to replace one behavior with another).
Read it here: Best Ways To Break A Bad Habit
Phew, that was a lot. I know. There’s easily enough information here to help set you on your path to crafting the life you desire. However, then again, you might still run into some challenges. So, how about some more tips?
Read it here: Useful Tips To Develop Good Habits
Habits are critical to everything we do. Want to accomplish a goal, be happy, and realize your definition of success? Look at your habits. It’s as simple as that.
Use these resources to create new, positive habits that move your life forward and set out to change your life one new habit at a time.