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Why We Fail to Create New Habits

It’s not a lack of discipline.

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Creating a new habit is not about discipline.

I think discipline is a lazy way of explaining behavior. It’s something we attribute to people when we admire them for doing what we think we can’t. When you hear that someone gets up at 5 AM to go to the gym every morning, you think, wow, they’re so disciplined! Right?

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Jeff Valdivia

Jeff Valdivia

Following my curiosity and hoping it will lead me to wisdom. I write about psychology, meditation, self-development, and spirituality.