There are many habits that human beings struggle with on a daily basis, that they will typically do when feeling stressed. Smoking is a perfect example of this. However, not all habits have to be bad ones. Humans can find a way to incorporate positive habits into their every day life as well. One of the best things that we can do for our mind is to start a new habit and get rid of the old mental patterns that are holding us back.
- Sometimes it helps to adopt a new personality in order to overcome a bad habit or take on a better one.
- Old habits are so well built into our current identities I can seem impossible to remove them.
- Sometimes it helps to counter a bad habit with the opposite activity where instead of something unhealthy to cope with a stressor, a healthy habit replaces it.
“The simplicity is deceptive, though: there are some physical urges and even more mental habits that keep us stuck in our old patterns.”
Read more: https://zenhabits.net/become/