Episode 5 - The first in our series on habits. Good/bad/ugly? Get your habit making kit here.
What are your habits? Are there any you're embarrassed about ? Would you like to share? I hope not! Habits are interesting and our subject for the next few episodes. This week we cover where there is podcast resource to help you work on your good habits and look at some alternative ways of moving away from the bad ones. (no not that one, we don't cover THAT one in this episode!)
Some of the stuff in there is:
What are habits?
How are they formed according to Charles Duhigg in his book - The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change
The notion of cue/routine/reward
Bad habits - smoking - yuk! How to stop with - The EasyWay method from Allen Carr
The plasticity of our brains and changing habits
Podcast resource 1 - Freakonomics Radio - How to be More Productive
Changing behaviour - the BJ Fogg Model
The notion of Motivation/Ability/Trigger
Podcast resource 2 - The One You Feed Episode 91
Why motivation is not the only way to change habits
Why you should aim for 'easy'
Baby steps - or 'How to design a website just by opening a laptop'
David Allen's idea of 'Next Actions' when tackling a project - GTD
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