Build Strong Habits

So basically what this involves is you set out to perform 6 new habits per day across the course of 21 days...

...However, the expectation is that you'll only complete 4 to 5 of those each day. Okay? So built into this is a kind of permission to fail, but it's not failure, because it turns out that this approach to forming habits is based not so much on the specific habits that you're trying to form, but the habit of performing habits. Right? It's the habit of doing a certain number of things per day.

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The Huberman Lab podcast begins the year with a discussion of two new systems for habit formation. The first of these relates to "our ability to perform certain tasks at different phases of the 24-hour day". The second focuses on "habit formation and consolidation:"

So basically what this involves is you set out to perform 6 new habits per day across the course of 21 days...
...However, the expectation is that you'll only complete 4 to 5 of those each day. Okay? So built into this is a kind of permission to fail, but it's not failure, because it turns out that this approach to forming habits is based not so much on the specific habits that you're trying to form, but the habit of performing habits. Right? It's the habit of doing a certain number of things per day.

Andrew Huberman brings science and a deep understanding of neuroplasticity to each of his subjects. With each discussion, we are reminded that there are neuro and physiological pathways accompanying each of our mental and cognitive efforts. It isn't just mind over matter. Our mind is matter, and it definitely helps to know a bit about how it all works together.

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