It Takes 21 Days To Build Or Break A Habit

The Mind Connectory

We’ve all had them, good ones and bad ones. We know which ones are supportive of our growth and those that are not. There’s some habits that constantly bug us, we know they’re poor choices but we still do them because we’re in a pattern that keeps drawing us back in – tempting us.

We’ve tried many times to quit a lot of bad things – maybe smoking or eating poorly, yet we cave in after a week or so of hard work. The same can be said for trying to do good things, maybe we start exercising weekly yet fall off the path after a couple of weeks – we seem to lose motivation. So how can we be better at dropping poor habits and building positive ones?

Science says that it take 21 days to dissolve an old mental image and to develop a new one. It’s all…

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