Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

Author: James Clear
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by pqdbr   2020-10-30
This works wonders, and I first learnt about this approach in the Atomic Habits book [0]. I highly recommend it. I can list at least ten good daily habits that I have developed after reading the book, like doing 2 sets of pull-ups every morning, not forgetting to take vitamins, reviewing my Anki decks, reading books (a couple of minutes in bed, kindle), making the bed, so on.

[0] (Non affiliated link) https://www.amazon.com.br/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/d...

EDIT: just realized that the jamesclear.com link that the article links to is the book's author, lol.

by kaffinator   2019-07-21

Eating good is a habit thing, I found this Art of Manliness episode on habits quite helpful. I plan to read the related book, Atomic Habits by James Clear.

by backyard_boogie   2019-07-21

Yes 100%. It's all about building the habits. Dig into James Clear's stuff on the topic. This is a good one to start with. His book Atomic Habits is great and worth picking up.

by bawigga   2019-07-12
I recently read Atomic Habits and there was a great chapter in there about people with a strong ability to self discipline. It raised the question: are people who have a strong sense of self discipline, better about architecting their environment for success? The would lead to less distractions and more work towards their intended goal.

It's a great book, highly recommend.

https://www.amazon.com/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/dp/0...

James Clear's (the author) blog with a ton of great content: https://jamesclear.com/articles

by bawigga   2019-01-23
I think the book you're talking about is Atomic Habits by James Clear. I just finished it this month and it's terrific. The story of Japanese Train Conductors stuck out to me as well. Clear also has a terrific blog, which is where many of the content for the book was pulled from.

James Clear: https://smile.amazon.com/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/dp...