Simple And Effective Ways To Overcome Bad Habits

Simple And Effective Ways To Overcome Bad Habits
(Last Updated On: June 29, 2018)

What is a habit?

A habit is a routine of behaviour that is repeated regularly and tends to occur subconsciously. Means habits are the small decisions we make and actions we perform every day.  We all have some good habits and some bad habits. There are many simple and effective ways to overcome bad habits. We should try to overcome bad habits for a successful life.

“Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.” Emily Dickinson

How to overcome bad habits – Infographic

How to Break Bad Habits - In 7 Simple Steps

From Visually.


“To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.” Maxwell Maltz

6 Effective ways to overcome bad habits

We develop bad habits unconsciously. They start developing on their own and we don’t even know when it happens but the good news is that we can overcome bad habits with good habits but for this, we need to put in a lot of dedication and hard work.

  1. Look for reasons to cultivate good habits
  2. Be specific to stay motivated
  3. Set small goals to cultivate good habits
  4. Learn to link habits
  5. Know the solution beforehand
  6. Keep a track of your habits

This video sharing some tips for cultivating good habits.


“Make no mistake about it. Bad habits are called ‘bad’ for a reason. They kill our productivity and creativity. They slow us down. They hold us back from achieving our goals. And they’re detrimental to our health.” John Rampton

How to Break Bad Habits


A simple way to break a bad habit | Judson Brewer

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they’re bad for us. Learn more about the mechanism of habit development and discover a simple but profound tactic that might help to overcome bad habits.



You have learnt many different ways to cultivate good habits, you should leave away the bad habits, be punctual, be sure that you track yourself and check yourself whether you are following your new habit or not and if it’s getting too hard for you to follow a new habit because of all the problems that are coming in the way, then make sure that you have the solutions beforehand.

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Have you tried any of these methods earlier and did it work for you?

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