Re: How Long to Form a Habit?


This article is very interesting in that everyone believes 21 days is the magic number. I was told 30 for doing affirmations. That seemed to work well but sometimes they wouldn’t stick and I would have to go on and on. I don’t know about 66 but definitely more than 21 is a good way to go. Good article to read since applies to everyone.

from PsyBlog by Jeremy Dean


Research reveals a curved relationship between practice and automaticity.
Say you want to create a new habit, whether it’s taking more exercise, eating more healthily or writing a blog post every day, how often does it need to be performed before it no longer requires Herculean self-control?

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http://www.spring.org.uk/2009/09/how-long-to-form-a-habit.php

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