Stop Confusing Habits for Routines. It’s Hurting You!

Nir Eyal
Nir Eyal
Aug 2, 2019 · 9 min read

Trying to build good habits can often backfire. Here’s why it’s important to know how habits are formed and when it’s better to stick with a routine instead.

Habits are hot. Self-help articles extol the power of habits and books on the topic sell by the millions. Yet…