"Break Bad Habits By Developing an If-Then Plan." ~ @Lifehacker
Adam Rifkin stashed this in #lifehacks
I'm loving the article Break Bad Habits By Developing an If-Then Plan:
Most habits are loops that we automatically repeat: a cue or trigger in our environment sets off our routine and the reward we get from the habit. Once we recognize this loop, we can develop a plan to change it. Here's how.
See also: Lifehacker, How to Break Bad Habits.
I think the key to this is having the skill of creating good habits. Check out BJ Fogg TinyHabits.com .Crude but extremely effective. I now floss.
I only recently appreciated that creating good habits is a skill.