It is well document how hard it is to break old habits and to form new ones. What I love about this short but sweet article is that it breaks habit formation down into simple, easy-to-follow steps that can really help new habits stick.

The opening paragraph summarises this approach well, and the rest illustrates how you can make this work for you practically. There are also a few interesting links in it too that give more of the background/science behind this approach.

“Creating good, lasting habits isn’t easy, especially if you think you have a limited supply of willpower. Give yourself a better chance of building the habits you want by tying them to the habits you’re already doing automatically.”

Read the full lifehacker article here.