Atomic Habits, by: James Clear
*What is a habit? (p. 6) How would you define it?
*Do you think it is easy to form a habit? What is the debate with good habits vs. bad habits?
*Do you agree or disagree with this statement: "Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become. No single instance will transform your beliefs."
*What are the 3 layers of Behavior Change? (see p. 30)
*What is habit stacking? How will you make that work for you?
*Do you believe you could create a Habits Scorecard & stick to it?
A template is available at:
*Why is setting goals generally less successful than forming habits?
*What is your opinion on emotional intelligence after reading & absorbing this statement:
”Our feelings & emotions tell us whether to hold steady in our current state or to make we change. They help us decide the best course of action.”
*What are the 4 laws of habit change?
*What is "the Goldilocks Rule" & how can it motivate us in our goals to form habits?
*What is the the hardest part about forming a new habit (for you)?
Favorite Book Quotes/Passages:
"Your outcomes are a lagging measure of your habits. You get what you repeat. Bad habits can cut you down just as easily as good habits can build you up, which is why understanding the details is crucial."
"You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems."
"Habits reduce cognitive load & free up mental capacity, so you can allocate your attention to other tasks."
**His website for many of the resources he provides (including a habit tracker) can be found:
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