Essay on The Loop Of Habits And Habits

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Suhrab Yeawary
D. Lombardi
Academic Writing 201
Final Essay 2
Nov/03/2016
The Loop of Habits in my Life How do habits emerge? A habit is a behavior that we humans repeat it regularly and it happens subconsciously in our daily life. However, the brain is constantly seeking new ways to save effort, and the brain is always putting sequences of action into our daily routines. Furthermore in the book titled The Power of Habit by author Charles Duhigg, he demonstrates how we get used to habits in our daily life and how a habit is performed, which makes our brain follow that action. If we want to change a bad habit to good one than we have to follow the golden rule and the habit loop. Rewarding ourselves after completing any action is very helpful for changing habit. Having said I have habits that have more negative effect on my life. First I lose my temper quickly and second biting my nails when I feel extremely stressed. So for changing my negative habits to a new habit I have to start following Charles Duhigg theory and golden rules to break my bad habits. Losing temper is an action, which leads to losing control of mind. I have had some experiences in the past where I completely lost my temper and had turn to habit loop. Fortunately there was not enough to the point where the situation got physical. When I get angry sometimes I lose control of what I’m saying and I can say some hurtful things to others that I wish I had not. Afterward, it started growing as a…

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