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This is the One Bad Habit Keeping You from Achieving Your Goals | Page19

Winter is almost over. How many of your resolutions did you keep? Gretchen Rubin’s Better than Before presents a framework to help readers to understand their habits and to change them for good.

Thanks to the notorious fallibility of New Year’s Resolutions, if you’re like most people, chances are you’re not quite where you hoped you would be this time of year. Maybe you’ve held on. But statistics show that you probably haven’t.

Forming new habits is hard. We humans spend a lot of time trying to change ourselves, indeed, there are entire industries dedicated to selling self-improvement. But we rarely succeed. Why is this? According to Gretchen Rubin, this might be because we’re conceptualizing the whole thing wrong.

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