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1

Four Pillars of Habits

1. Monitoring
2.Foundation
3.Scheduling
4. Accountability

2

Flannery O'connor

Write two hours a day, every day

3

Quitting time

Allow yourself a break after a certain time: You've earned it

4

Scheduled Play Time

Artist's date, going for a walk, Visiting an art gallery etc, each week.

5

Free from X

And all the things that come with it

6

Tips for blocking bad habits

Increase the activation cost, hide cues, delay it, engage in incompatible activity, block it.

7

Contingency plans

If --- happens, I will do ---

8

15 minutes

Can overcome most desires

9

Not a reward

A natural consequence of stopping the bad habit. make the outcomes more tactile, not just a reward

10

Self Measurement

Brings self awareness and self control. Identify precisely what action is required: read news every morning, call one client every day, not be more informed, cultivate relationships

We must actually measure it for it to work.