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?

Show notes

  • 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."

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