Habit Stacking: How To Develop Habits The Easy Way

habit stacking

If you were to build a structure, you would do your best to avoid building it from scratch. It’s far easier and smarter if you were to build it on an already solid foundation. We can apply this idea to behaviour change and habit formation through a simple technique: habit stacking.

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Blinkist: The Hidden Potential Of Book Summary Apps

Blinkist

The importance of reading cannot be overstated. Bill Gates reads a book a week despite his busy schedule. He even makes his own notes, which are publicly available. Warren Buffett goes one step further. When asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day.”

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You Have Permission To Suck

Permission To Suck

What we need to understand is that we have permission to suck. We’ve been trained to tie our self-worth to our work and accomplishments. The fear is that any work that falls short of perfect becomes an unflattering critique of our abilities.

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Lessons From Copernicus: How To Develop New Perspectives

developing new perspectives

For a long time, our understanding of our solar system was flawed. From the days of Ptolemy in ancient Roman Egypt, humans thought that the Sun, moon, planets and stars orbited around Earth. This notion of geocentrism was based on the observation that the Sun and moon appeared to revolve around the Earth once a day, and that the Earth was stable and fixed in position. 

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The 7 Essential Behaviours Of Highly Creative People

Creativity

The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was this divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They called these spirits daemons. The Romans had a similar idea as well but called the spirit a genius.

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