How often have we set lofty goals, resolutions, etc. and failed to achieve them? And what can we do to improve our chances of succeeding in achieving said goals and resolutions?
“Tiny Habits” by BJ Fogg provides us a blueprint on how to form new positive habits, get rid of old negative ones and through this ultimately attain the results that we seek.
In this book BJ Fogg, founder and director of the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford University, shares his extensive research on habits and human behavior. The Fogg Behavior Model outlined in the book is based on principles such as simplification, motivation and the role that emotion plays in creating sticky habits. These principles are the foundation for the following three steps needed to start and keep good habits:
As the author puts it to be successful at creating a sticky habit “make it easy, make it fit your life, and make it rewarding.” This book is made up of a lot of brilliant bits of advice, which if adopted may prove to be just what we need to build new habits and through them accomplish goals that previously seemed lofty and difficult to achieve.