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If you are looking for a simple, easy-to-read manual about changing your daily habits, this will provide some workable solutions. Author James Clear’s useful guide explains how building new routines and sticking to new patterns can lead to lasting change. He encourages you to make small, incremental changes using an identity-based goal, without worrying about appearance or end results. He covers how to change your self-perception and routines. getAbstract recommends this guide to fans of self-help books and those who want to change a bad habit.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why huge transformations are not the best way to change habits,
  • How to make small daily changes that will help you reach your goals
  • How to begin again when you slip.

About the Author

James Clear writes online about behavioral psychology, habit formation and performance improvement. He has written for TIME, Entrepreneur, Forbes and other publications.



Everyone struggles with unhealthy behaviors. Falling into bad habits is easy. However, you can change bad habits step-by-step. Combine those observations with information from the world of science to create lasting transformations.

The best way to change is to get into the routine of following new habits on a daily basis. A lot of self-help information touts overnight successes, trumpeting huge changes that seemingly occur immediately. Focusing on such tales isn’t the best method for change. Instead, pay attention to how you approach ...

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