Designing Good Habits

While bad habits are astonishingly strong, they do have weak points.

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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

Putting them behind you can have a major impact on your health and social life.

Knock Out Bad Habits

By Carlin Flora

Cultivate good ones.

Changing Habits Beats Reliance on Willpower

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.

Habits help us. Effective practice can enable you to upgrade your habits.

Strange Sex Habits

By Nir Eyal

How to stop even the nastiest behaviors.

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