The words said by Aristotle more than 2000 years ago still ring true:
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”
The world has changed much since those days, but the functions of human systems are still the same. And when it comes to habits, they rule supreme, whether it’s good ones like reading and writing or bad ones like drinking and smoking.
But it all comes down the Operating System (OS) in your brain which can be trained, untrained, and re-trained.
Since you opened this article to learn how to break a bad habit, we will focus on breaking that pesky habit that’s been bothering you. So sit comfortably and let’s jump right in.
How habits form
A habit is a nun’s clothes. Joke aside, a habit is set of automated tasks your brain does. But just as with everything in this world, a habit isn’t just a habit.