We are creatures of habit. We have all heard that, but it is really a profound statement. What exactly is a habit? Let’s turn to Wikipedia for a working definition: “Habits are routines that are repeated regularly and tend to occur subconsciously.”
A habit formed—by working out every day before or after your job, for example—becomes automatic. A habit grows by repetition and is imprinted in your neural pathways. Your brain changes.
That’s one reason that change is so difficult. Your habit of working out at a certain time each day didn’t just happen. You created it by repetition.
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