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The Psychological Concepts That Make You Better at Breaking Bad Habits

Understanding the mental processes that underpin habit formation can help you break out of harmful patterns and build newer, better ones

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MMost of the things you do each day are based on habit: The way you run through the steps of getting ready in the…

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Kate is a freelance journalist who’s been published by Popular Science, The New York Times, USA Today, and many more. Read more at bykatemorgan.com.

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