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Habits

  1. science of us
    A Spiteful Guide to Self-ImprovementVanity, hatred, jealousy, competitiveness — they can be very useful!
  2. science of us
    What Comes After a Rut?Considering the life cycle of “Good Things.”
  3. science of us
    Why Breaking a Streak Feels So AwfulYou’ve done your Duolingo lessons for 120 days in a row. Why does the prospect of missing one strike fear into your heart?
  4. science of us
    Why Do I Put Off Doing Things I Love?Why do you procrastinate on wearing clothes you love? The show you like to watch? The book you know you’ll love?
  5. habits
    Trump Says He Tweets From Bed, Surprising Absolutely NobodyThe president admitted the extent of his screen time habit.
  6. 10 Minutes And A Set Of Stairs Are All You Need To Get More FitFitness can and should be convenient.
  7. how people change
    To Reach Your Goals, Imagine You Already Tried and FailedA realist’s guide to New Year’s resolutions.
  8. How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the GymThe biggest benefit might be that it teaches people to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.
  9. the cut chatroom
    And Now, a Conversation Between Two Insane Gum ObsessivesNo, we don’t have a problem.
  10. Try Breaking All Your Bad Habits at OnceA new study suggests you may be better off with dramatic change than taking baby steps.
  11. sleep
    The New Year’s Resolution You Should Have PickedNot getting enough sleep has a trickle-down effect that can screw up everything else.
  12. This Is the Weirdest Habit-Breaking Strategy Imagine your brain is a bus … ?
  13. productivity
    The 5-Minute Trick Can Make You Less LazySometimes you have to trick yourself into getting stuff done. 
  14. habits
    Changing a Habit Can Mess With Your Sense of SelfIt’s about the story we tell ourselves about ourselves. 
  15. habits
    Your Resolution Probably Won’t Become a Habit Till MarchA reminder that it doesn’t take 21 days to form a habit.
  16. habits
    Ice-Chewing Is Better Than Sex for People With PagophagiaA theory behind the physiological processes driving an annoying human habit. 
  17. habits
    This Wristband Will Shock You Out of Your Bad Habits Plus, some less painful ways to change a habit. 
  18. What If You Could Just ‘Forget’ to Bite Your Nails?It may be possible to willfully purge bad habits from your brain.
  19. survey says
    Women Try More Diets Than Sex PartnersLife math.