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3 effective tips to break Bad Habits

Team Udayavani, Apr 12, 2020, 5:07 PM IST

Everyone wants to get rid of their bad habits and lead a better life. But it is not easy as habits are part of our life and patterns of behaviour, and we need to break the pattern to get rid of the bad habits

Here are 3 ways to break your bad habits

Identify the triggers
There are certain things that tempt you and change mindset and makes you do a thing which you do not want to. Identify such triggers and try eliminating them by practising mindfulness, Meditate on a daily basis.

Develop a substitute plan
If you want to avoid the thing which you do not want to do then whenever you are triggered, do something else. Like watching a good movie, spending time with your pets, Talk to your loved ones.

Use reminders
Towards the end process of breaking a bad habit, you tend to get triggered the most. Hence, use certain reminders on an hourly basis like a motivational quote or any other thing which makes you happy.

Always remember, as the bad habits are engrained in your mind, it will take a lot of time to get rid of them. Hence, be patient and persistent with your approach and after a period, you will definitely see the results.

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