If only our brains had a reset switch or ‘restore back to factory settings’ button. Our brains represent a jumbled mess of misplaced thoughts, ideas and behavior triggers. Some of our best intentions are blocked by age-old habits formed as a reaction to events. Can you retrain your brain to respond differently and form better habits?
Business insider published the article My 5-year study of rich and poor people found 4 types of habits that will keep you from getting rich which outlines the routines and addictions which are holding us all back in life, such as gambling, poor spending and poor budgeting. Similarly, The Good Men Project published an article 8 Unhealthy Habits You May Be Teaching Your Child which tackles the psychological and emotional disorders and patterns we are subjecting our kids to.
How do you defeat these ingrained bad habits and replace them with better and healthier habits?
This super smart post: How to Debug Your Brain and Build Better Habits by Oliver Emberton examines the brain as though it was a program riddled with bad code, and provides a how-to instruction manual on how to fix the bugs in your brain and reprogram yourself by using three key words”No. Right. Now” to kick start a change in your habits. Check out why everyone is talking abouth this epic piece here.