The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business - Appendix Summary & Analysis

Charles Duhigg
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Appendix Summary and Analysis

The methods for changing habits are different for each person and each habit. However, a reasonably detailed framework can be provided for changing them. The first step is to identify the routine. Once this has been done, the second step involves experimenting with rewards that will stop the behavior. This may take time, as the purpose is determining what the behavior rewards one with specifically. After that, isolating the cue is necessary. The cue acts as a trigger to the behavior. This can be difficult because we cope with a lot of information all of the time, so determining a single cue requires eliminating other possibilities. The five categories cues fall into are: location, time, emotional state, other people, and immediately preceding action. Once this information is collected, a plan may be formulated to change the habit or routine.

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