Habit Loops By Charles Duhigg

MIT researchers discovered a simple neurological loop at the core of every habit, a loop that consists of three parts: A cue, a routine and a reward.

To understand your own habits, you need to identify the components of your loops. Once you have diagnosed the habit loop of a particular behavior, you can look for ways to supplant old vices with new routines.—Charles Duhigg

Steps To Applying The Habit Loop

  1. Identify the routine
  2. Experiment with rewards
  3. Isolate the cue
  4. Have a plan

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