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Atomic Habits An Easy Proven Way to Build Good Habits Break Bad Ones

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2019 (Refresh Now)
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Ease of Use
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book, habits, practical, simple, implement
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" ...  I’ve followed James Clear’s blog for some time now, and he has always been a very easy read. ... One thing that is tricky with books like this is that they are so easy to read that sometimes you forget they are only useful if you stop, think, and implement the suggestions into your day-to-day.  ...  "
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" ...  With the system accomplishing anything is a breeze. ... It is as easy as 123.  ...  "
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" ...  James clearly lays out a 4 part system with rules that make it obvious, easy, attractive and achievable!  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent book with clear examples and instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  The summaries are included for each chapter and major section, therefore making finding specific ideas and strategies fast and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  James Clear has developed a simple straightforward method for achieving change and forming new habits.  ...  "
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" ...  But the book offers a fairly comprehensive roadmap for changing your habits. ... This book is clear, straightforward, and immediately actionable.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to understand tips and explanations on how we can improve good habits and make removing bad habits easier.  ...  "
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Pedometer
 20
habits, habit, goals, book, step by step
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" ...  - Practical steps for easy implementation and  ...  "
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" ...  Tangible small steps to create productive habits as well as how to break bad habits.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy steps and instructions to improve your life through habit.  ...  "
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" ...  As a health coach and fitness trainer, it's all about helping people shift habits.  ...  "
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" ...  Atomic Habits provides science-based steps to form good habits and get rid of bad ones and creates a framework for the mindset we should have when it comes to habits.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to read and easy to follow to implement the steps in day to day living.  ...  "
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" ...  The steps to build good habits are obvious until your read this book. ... You can apply these steps in your daily bases and improve your life.  ...  "
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" ...  The action steps are practical and easy to adapt to the reader’s personal situation.  ...  "
Clarity
 18
concise, book, writing, james, habits
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" ...  Clear lays out a good system for change.  ...  "
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" ...  This book is clear, straightforward, and immediately actionable.  ...  "
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" ...  Writing style is clear, concise, and interesting!  ...  "
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" ...  I Consider my self extremely lucky to have come across the work of James Clear.  ...  "
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" ...  It's really clear and simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple, "clear" style, without fluff.  ...  "
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" ...  The writing is clear and concise.  ...  "
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" ...  His writing is clear and understandable.  ...  "
Comfort
 16
james, habits, book, practical, feels
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" ...  We do these things not because we're weak willed or lazy (most of the time), but because they're the easiest habits to fall into. ... And by less, I mean having to expend less effort in willpower, pain, or sacrifice than we're lead to believe.  ...  "
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" ...  I have easily been able to put into action many of the suggested techniques and feel I am on track to a better/healthier life.  ...  "
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" ...  Better than that it is full of tips and tricks on how to implement new habits AND break old (bad) habits.  ...  "
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" ...  I got out of shape (I used to be in way better shape).  ...  "
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" ...  I can already feel a huge amount of pressure taken off.  ...  "
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" ...  It is also a very interesting book to read - just hits all the nails right on the head!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to read with excellent tips on how to change your life for the better!  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of great tips.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 15
book, james, several years, newsletter, new year
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" ...  I've been working on moving more as a priority in my life and this has really helped.  ...  "
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" ...  I read a book every 2-4 weeks, but read this in 3 days.  ...  "
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" ...  I immediately tried out a few techniques and they work.  ...  "
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" ...  I was lucky enough to have discovered James' work a few years ago, and as much as I've always enjoyed his writing, I can honestly say this is his best yet!  ...  "
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" ...  I've been a fan of the author for several years and I receive and (occasionally) read his newsletter.  ...  "
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" ...  First your mindset will change, and then your entire life.  ...  "
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" ...  It's working!  ...  "
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" ...  I usually read at least one self help book a month. ... I will keep this book and read it once a year .  ...  "
Price
 12
worth the price, book, value, time, money
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" ...  At the price point of a book, this information is a no-brainer value.  ...  "
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" ...  Well worth the price of the book and the time to read.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the 3 year wait that he spent writing it!  ...  "
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" ...  Great book welll worth the price  ...  "
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" ...  Worth your time and money.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  His articles are great and provide a lot of value.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel this book bought a lot of value  ...  "
Build Quality
 12
material, book, layer, james, break
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" ...  Excited to put the material to use in my life.  ...  "
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" ...  I have followed James's Blog (link below) for a number of years and this book covers topics from the blog plus new material.  ...  "
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" ...  Identity Layer (this is where you hold your beliefs and values about yourself and the world.)  ...  "
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" ...  James Clear does an excellent job of breaking down habits into actionable pieces.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm really pleased with my decision to buy this book early - and pre-order so that I received bonus materials.  ...  "
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" ...  A great analysis of habits, how they're made, how they're broken.  ...  "
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" ...  He also shows how each of his points layer on top of each other and work together.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the material engaging and thought-provoking.  ...  "
As Gift
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gift, book, ordered, friends, children
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" ...  I have purchased 2 more for gifts.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a present for my husband and he loved it.  ...  "
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" ...  I've bought three already, one for me and two for gifts.  ...  "
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" ...  The book is well described in other reviews so I will just say that before finishing I ordered books to give as Christmas presents.  ...  "
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" ...  The book I gift to friends, families, and business colleagues.  ...  "
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" ...  We shared this book as a gift for many of our children and closest friends.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered a couple of extras as gifts, too.  ...  "
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" ...  An excellent gift.  ...  "
Sound Quality
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audible, listen, habits, audio version, audio
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" ...  I first listened to the audio book and thought it was so good I wanted to get the hardcover book too so I could easily refer back to the parts of the book I needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth reading/listening to over and over.  ...  "
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" ...  I typically buy the audio and follow up with the purchase of a digital copy for a deeper read.  ...  "
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" ...  In fact, I read it twice and purchased the audio version as well.  ...  "
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" ...  If you get the Audible version, you get to listen to James himself read the book.  ...  "
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" ...  A lot of what you read in Atomic Habits may sound like common sense, but when coupled with the easy to digest style and the spot on end of chapter summaries, you're left with all you need to start becoming more of the person you want to be.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm on my 3rd "listen", .  ...  "
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" ...  Having listened to the audio version of Atomic Habits, I must say that James Clear is now a master of understanding habit formation and change.  ...  "
Apps
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books, read, habits, changing, application
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" ...  I also like that there are a lot of tools available on the books website, all included.  ...  "
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" ...  I have read many books on changing habits and I can say that this one really brings something novel to the discussion.  ...  "
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" ...  Application of this book is changing my life.  ...  "
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" ...  This book will make it clear why programs or training regimes haven’t worked in the past.  ...  "
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" ...  I've read other books about habits and James talks about that as well, but takes it further and gives great application.  ...  "
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" ...  To me - this book is the secret ingredient - or the key to unlock the potential in all the other books.  ...  "
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" ...  However, I have recommended to several friends that if they did not want to read the book they could just Google the book or the author and find a wealth of information.  ...  "
For Kids
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book, teach, students, habits, gift
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" ...  This book should be a part of learning material in school.  ...  "
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" ...  I have recommended this book to others, including my children.  ...  "
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" ...  I am buying another copy for my children, there was many things that I wished I had been able to teach them when they were younger.  ...  "
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" ...  We shared this book as a gift for many of our children and closest friends.  ...  "
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" ...  Recommended it to my friends and children!  ...  "
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" ...  I teach the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens at my school and am always looking for ideas to help me help my students, as well as myself.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be gifting this book to my children (1 gift of 3 complete as of this writing).  ...  "
Setup
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straightforward, well written, strategies, practical, new
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" ...  Very interesting and easy to understand and apply the practical guides.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple, straightforward and great examples so implementation is guaranteed.  ...  "
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" ...  James Clear has developed a simple straightforward method for achieving change and forming new habits.  ...  "
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" ...  Very well written, easy to follow, no gimmicks and fantastic strategies.  ...  "
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" ...  You're also given a simple two-step process for changing your identity and this one idea alone is incredibly powerful.  ...  "
Gaming
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read, early, clear, change, already
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" ...  I have been reading James Clear's newsletter for a couple years and it has definitely been a game changer for my results.  ...  "
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" ...  I've only read the first few chapters, but I can already tell that this is going to be a game-changer.  ...  "
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" ...  Chapter 2 is a total game-changer and something I've actually believed for a long time, to change your habits, you have to change your beliefs about who you want to become.  ...  "
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" ...  Of course, it’s because he wants to finish early and move on to video games!  ...  "
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" ...  The intro is pretty graphic.  ...  "
Fit
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last, know, james, fall, things
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" ...  We do these things not because we're weak willed or lazy (most of the time), but because they're the easiest habits to fall into.  ...  "
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" ...  James has a last name that fits: he makes the topic of habits very "Clear" and practical.  ...  "
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" ...  Then the chapter contains applicable, rubber-meets-the-road examples of strategies to implement into your daily life.  ...  "
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" ...  Once you know that, then everything else falls in place.  ...  "
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" ...  There are certainly overlapping pieces. ... James is one of the clearest writers I know, so his last name is truly fitting.  ...  "
Design
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engaging, shape, material
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" ...  I love the style - simple and engaging, with just enough repetition to emphasize the important bits.  ...  "
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" ...  I got out of shape (I used to be in way better shape).  ...  "
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" ...  I found the material engaging and thought-provoking.  ...  "
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" ...  A rare blend of insightful, practical and well-researched.  ...  "
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" ...  I just received my book and definitely look forward to reading it.  ...  "
Capacity
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friends and family, ideal, friends, family
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" ...  I bought 3 copies to give to friends and family.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be purchasing this book many times over, for family, friends, employees, hell probably a few strangers as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend this book to all my friends and family.  ...  "
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" ...  This book is about strategically building your ideal life and your ideal self.  ...  "
Call quality
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voice, think, straight, james, book
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" ...  James Clear says it simply, straight-up, truthfully, and fearlessly tells you what you need/want to hear.  ...  "
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" ...  I enjoyed this book and think James did a wonderful job piggy-backing off his well-read background while retaining his own unique voice.  ...  "
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" ...  He calls this Cue – Craving – Response (action) – Reward.  ...  "
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" ...  I always think you get more hearing it straight from the author and he has a great voice for it.  ...  "
For Running
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workout, week, minutes, going, one
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" ...  She instead views the act of going to the gym as walking out her door and hailing a cab to the gym.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the things that has been tough is going to the gym. ... I used a method of just going to the gym and working out for 5-10 minutes and going home.  ...  "
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" ...  I have already firmed up my workout consistency by identifying myself as "a person who never misses a workout."  ...  "
For Fun
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read, book
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" ...  This book is worth a quick read, and some of the examples are fun.  ...  "
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" ...  They’re kinda fun — and there’s no telling how far your habits will take you.  ...  "
Software Platform
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several, kindle version, author, read, google
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" ...  However, I have recommended to several friends that if they did not want to read the book they could just Google the book or the author and find a wealth of information.  ...  "
Marketplace
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book, best, times, thanks, thank you james
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" ...  Thank you James!!!  ...  "
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" ...  This book came to me as amazon recommended.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
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improve, simple, outlook, hooked, habits
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" ...  From that I was hooked.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it both hardback and kindle.  ...  "
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" ...  His examples are simple and translatable to your daily life, making it easy to connect the dots on how to improve your routine and habits.  ...  "
Lens
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" ...  A great foundation is built on a macro perspective of habits and behavior, with a micro focus that coherently builds on the preceding chapter.  ...  "
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" ...  Great to have several concrete examples to leverage as sample framework to continue to focus on ways to improve.  ...  "
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" ...  It provides a good lens that you can use to view yourself and others.  ...  "
Storage
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books, book, space, make, like
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" ...  Well written, researched and organized.  ...  "
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" ...  This is not a book to read once for fun and then stick it on the shelf.  ...  "
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" ...  I realize that a number of books in the self-improvement space use scientific studies from the above-mentioned fields but the scandals concerning p-hacking and failure to replicate experiments make me wonder how valid the examples in this book and books like it really are.  ...  "

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