ABOUT THIS EPISODE
James Clear describes how you can improve your life, using small incremental steps that add up to big wins.Questions we discuss in this episode:
- How does "what you repeatedly do" affect your identity?
- How does someone’s context affect their ability to set and maintain good habits? Are good habits only for people of privilege?
- How can you maintain habits for people with depression, anxiety or attention deficit?
- How to form habits when your schedule is not in your control? (if you have kids, etc...)
- If you do fall out of a habit, what should you do? Revive it, or let it go?
- What systems and tools can you use to help automate, facilitate or help ingrain healthy habits?
- Get the book: Atomic Habits
- Get the habits journal
- Steven Pressfield: "Stevie Wonder’s territory is the piano. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s is the gym. When Bill Gates pulls into the parking lot at Microsoft, he’s on his territory"
Seth Godin: "Who is it for, and what is it for?"
Seth Godin: “People like us do things like this.”
- James Clear's AMA on Reddit
- Read James' blog: JamesClear.com
James Clear: "Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become."
- Nir Eyal shuts off his internet every night
- James Clear: "When you're struggling with a new habit, your effort's not wasted, it's just being stored."
- My new startup: Transistor.fm
- Podcast in 2019!
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