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Atomic habits : an easy and proven way to build good habits and break bad ones / by James Clear

By: Clear, James.
Publisher: London, U.K. : Random House Business Books, 2018Description: 306 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781847941831.Subject(s): Personal development | Psychology | Behaviour
Contents:
THE FUNDAMENTALS - WHY TINY CHANGES MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE: The surprising power of atomic habits -- How your habits shape your identity (and vice versa) -- How to build better habits in 4 simple steps. THE 1ST LAW - MAKE IT OBVIOUS: The man who didn't look right -- The best way to start a new habit -- Motivation is overrated; environment often matters more -- The secret to self-control. THE 2ND LAW - MAKE IT ATTRACTIVE: How to make a habit irresistible -- The role of family and friends in shaping your habits -- How to find and fix the causes of your bad habits. THE 3RD LAW - MAKE IT EASY: Walk slowly, but never backward -- The law of least effort -- How to stop procrastinating by using the two-minute rule -- How to make good habits inevitable and the bad habits impossible. THE 4TH LAW - MAKE IT SATISFYING: The cardinal rule of behavior change -- How to stick with good habits every day -- How an accountability partner can change everything. ADVANCED TACTICS - HOW TO GO FROM BEING MERELY GOOD TO BEING TRULY GREAT: The truth about talent (when genes matter and when they don't -- The Goldilocks rule - how to stay motivated in life and work -- The downside of creating good habits. THE SECRET TO RESULTS THAT LAST. APPENDICES: Little lessons from the four laws -- How to apply these ideas to business -- How to apply these ideas to parenting.
Summary: Offers practical strategies to form good habits and adopt a system for self-improvement through small increments. Draws on biology, psychology and neuroscience to overcome lack of motivation and will power and implement both personal and organisational change.
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Item reserves
Book Book Australia
209 CLE 2018 (Browse shelf) Issued 23/08/2019
Book Book New Zealand
209 ATO (Browse shelf) Issued 19/08/2019
Total holds: 3

THE FUNDAMENTALS - WHY TINY CHANGES MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE: The surprising power of atomic habits -- How your habits shape your identity (and vice versa) -- How to build better habits in 4 simple steps. THE 1ST LAW - MAKE IT OBVIOUS: The man who didn't look right -- The best way to start a new habit -- Motivation is overrated; environment often matters more -- The secret to self-control. THE 2ND LAW - MAKE IT ATTRACTIVE: How to make a habit irresistible -- The role of family and friends in shaping your habits -- How to find and fix the causes of your bad habits. THE 3RD LAW - MAKE IT EASY: Walk slowly, but never backward -- The law of least effort -- How to stop procrastinating by using the two-minute rule -- How to make good habits inevitable and the bad habits impossible. THE 4TH LAW - MAKE IT SATISFYING: The cardinal rule of behavior change -- How to stick with good habits every day -- How an accountability partner can change everything. ADVANCED TACTICS - HOW TO GO FROM BEING MERELY GOOD TO BEING TRULY GREAT: The truth about talent (when genes matter and when they don't -- The Goldilocks rule - how to stay motivated in life and work -- The downside of creating good habits. THE SECRET TO RESULTS THAT LAST. APPENDICES: Little lessons from the four laws -- How to apply these ideas to business -- How to apply these ideas to parenting.

Offers practical strategies to form good habits and adopt a system for self-improvement through small increments. Draws on biology, psychology and neuroscience to overcome lack of motivation and will power and implement both personal and organisational change.

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