How a vacation — or a pandemic — can help you adopt better habits now

“When our environment changes, our automatic habits are disrupted and we’re more open to change,” writes Kristen Berman. GETTY IMAGES

So how do you change habits?

Why does moving move the needle?

  1. I look at the pros and cons of a decision (driving to work vs. taking public transit).
  2. I make a decision in line with my preferences (public transit is better for me).
  3. I have the intent to execute the decision (i.e. I want to and am motivated to take public transit).
  4. I execute (I actually take public transit).

Changing your environment to make healthy habits happen

3 tips for changing your habits

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Thinking about Irrationality. Behavioral Scientist. Co-founder of Irrational Labs and Common Cents Lab.

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Thinking about Irrationality. Behavioral Scientist. Co-founder of Irrational Labs and Common Cents Lab.

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