Everything you've been told about building and breaking habits may be wrong. In this week's episode, we bust myths and share how to do it right (hint, there are 4 different approaches and if you choose wrong, you will fail).
In this week's episode, The Happiness Project author, Gretchen Rubin, turns her fierce insights on habits in her new book, Better Than Before, and reveals a revolutions approach to building the habits that can change your life.
If you enjoyed this episode, check out show notes and more at www.goodlifeproject.com/gretchen-rubin.
Audiobook clip from MAKING GOOD HABITS, BREAKING BAD HABITS: 14 NEW BEHAVIORS THAT WILL ENERGIZE YOUR LIFE by Joyce Meyer. Narrated by Sandra McCollom
From nail biting to cell phone addiction, procrastination to overspending, bad habits seem to outnumber the good ones. Unfortunately, we pay a price for bad habits that outweighs the immediate gratification that they bring.
In this book, Joyce Meyer starts by examining the nature of habits. The first habit - and most important one to have - is the God Habit. By making it a habit to start your day by reading the Bible and communing with God, asking for His help in your efforts and His strength and sustenance, the stage is set for overcoming the habits you want to break and establishing new ones in their place.
She then explores how to break bad habits by examining the destructive negative behavior patterns.
The author moves on to discuss fourteen good habits and devotes a chapter to each. By the end of the chapter, the reader has a specific roadmap to follow until the behavior has become automatic (the definition of a habit). It's like following a GPS to get you to a new place. After traveling the same route several times, the GPS isn't needed for you to find your destination. The 'habit' of following the right route is ingrained.
Among the habits discussed are:
The God Habit
The Habit of Being Decisive
The Health Habit
The Happy Habit
The Habit of Faith
The Habit of Excellence
The Habit of Being Responsible
The Generosity Habit
The Hurry Habit
The Discipline Habit
The Confidence Habit
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