Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life by Nir Eyal

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In Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life, Nir Eyal has assembled very easy-to-read, realistic explanations of the external and internal prompts which compel human behavior. Those analyses include tools for his readers to break unproductive habits and build healthy habits. Not everyone is going to agree with his definitions of “unproductive”…

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Habits to reinforce habits

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Habits to reinforce habits. I set out to write a blog about the technique of pairing one habit with another to reinforce both. So review your emails while standing and doing some stretches. Put your keys in the same place you put the outgoing mail. The pairings don’t have to make any sense to anyone…

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Rituals and Routines

I haven’t had a regular subway commute since September 1997. Started them in April 1986. And I still don’t really like cars: I’m hardened against my distaste after many long years of necessity. I’ll never be one to suddenly exclaim “LET’S GO FOR A DRIVE!” In fact, if I’m ever heard to say such a…

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How Thoughts Determine Your Destiny

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. – – Frank Outlaw Have an amazing day!” I’m grateful to Carol Williams, a fellow blogger on ActiveRain who coaches new real estate agents on best practices…

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