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The discovery of the habit loop is important because it reveals a basic truth: When a habit emerges, the brain stops fully participating in decision making. It stops working so hard, or diverts focus to other tasks.
There is a woman named Wendy Wood, who did a study when she was at Duke, and she followed around college students to try to figure out how much of their day was decision-making versus how much was habit. And what she found was that about 45 percent of all the behaviors that someone did in a day was habit.
My family had a habit of collecting creatures that didn't always want to be pets. The first animal I can remember was a Lab named Zoe.
Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.
I finally realized that yeah I did want to be an actor and it wasn't out of habit, but I needed to grow up for myself and then kind of re-enter the industry with a sound understanding of what my sensibilities and my values are as a relatively formed human being.
For a long time, I had a crazy girl dating habit.
Positivity is like a muscle: keep exercising it, and it becomes a habit.
We have seen from experience that, if we are in the habit of walking regularly on the same road, we are able to think about other things while walking, without paying attention to our steps.
Browsing our local farmer's market is one of my family's favorite weekend activities. Make it a relaxing, healthful habit for your family, and you'll reap the nutritional rewards.
The fact is that our kids aren't reading books - or frankly, much of anything lately. Schools are under funded, some schools even closing their libraries. Parents have to realize that it's their job, and not the school's job, to get kids into the habit of reading for fun.
Acting for me is not a bad habit like smoking that I must make an effort to quit. I love acting; I love directing.
Every time I would open my mouth to sing, everybody was paying attention to me. It became a habit.
I'm focused on the next generation, because I think it's very hard to break the habit of adults who've got salt and sugar addictions and just ways of being in this world. It's very hard even for the most enlightened people at famous universities that are very wealthy to spend the money that it takes to feed the students something delicious.
Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking.
My habit of glorifying things far away in space and time, also contributed to my social isolation.
I read God's word when I am not suffering. And then I don't have to all of a sudden establish this habit when I am hurting.
Anne Graham Lotz
I have a habit of getting very obsessive about one thing, but it usually lasts no more than three days.
Usually, it is not my habit to address religious issues on the floor. I strongly believe in a person's right to religious freedom, as well as the separation of church and state.
If anything is guaranteed to annoy a lexicographer, it is the journalistic habit of starting a story with a dictionary definition.
My own habit had always been to write about the things that ticked me off in a given day. If I kept a journal at all, I kept it to vent.
I had developed this habit of writing scenarios as a hobby. I would find out which stories had been sold to be made into films and I would write my own treatment and then compare it.
I've got my dad's height and smoking habit. But I think I've got my mum's looks and sensibilities.
Bring your kids along next time you go to the grocery store and ask them to help find the price per unit for the general grocery items. By comparing brands and looking for the best prices, kids will get in the habit of looking for deals and understand the value of the dollar.
Alexa Von Tobel
Writing stories is the habit of lying put to good use.
We are on Sunday night because that is where they put us 30-odd years ago. I think we became a habit.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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