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increase willpower mileage

This is part three of willpower week. Here’s part one on what willpower is and why it’s the most important mental resource, and here’s part two on how to get more willpower. Now that we know what willpower is and how to get more of it, how do we manage it? Just as someone with $100m in […]

 

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social media habits

The amount of time we waste on social media is absurd. I don’t believe that social media itself is waste, but that the way we frequently use it is wasteful. It’s become the norm to check at least 2, but frequently 3 or 4, even more, social media/interest sites a day. For example, these are the ones […]

 

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fall asleep instantly

I’ve had a number of people tell me that they can’t train themselves to wake up early because they have so much trouble falling asleep, and 58% of adults report experiencing a form of insomnia at least once a week. In diagnoses however, that number drops to about 6%, due to a number of symptoms of insomnia […]

 

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exercising habit

Exercising is a habit. Once you’re in it, it’s easy to stay in it, but the reason so many people don’t exercise who want to is that they don’t know how to start. There’s a wealth of resources out there on what to do once you’re in the gym or on  the treadmill, but they’re all useless if you […]

 

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wake up early habit

Waking up early out of habit is commonly desired and rarely adapted. We fail at developing these better sleep habits because we lack a good structure for doing so. Through the cue-routine-reward system from The Power of Habit, I’ll explain how you can develop it relatively easily, and enjoy all the benefits that come with being an […]

 

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