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Make Good Habits Easy and Bad Habits Difficult

In order to stick to something, get rid of the roadblocks

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In his book Atomic Habits, writer James Clear posits four laws of behavior change. The third is all about making good habits easy. And its inversion, making bad habits difficult, is just as important, maybe because it’s so closely related to removing the friction from creating a good habit.




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Yi Shun Lai

Yi Shun Lai

Diversity&Inclusion educator. Author, Pin Ups (9/20). Columnist, The Writer mag.; @gooddirt. Psst: Say “yeeshun.” You can do it!

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