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Atomic Habits
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones | James Clear
Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Here, you'll get a proven system that can take you to new heights. Clear is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Here, he draws on the most proven ideas from biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Along the way, readers will be inspired and entertained with true stories from Olympic gold medalists, award-winning artists, business leaders, life-saving physicians, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of their field. Learn how to: * make time for new habits (even when life gets crazy); * overcome a lack of motivation and willpower; * design your environment to make success easier; * get back on track when you fall off course; ...and much more. Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits--whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal.
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IuliaC
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I think it was good to have this one among the reads I've started the year with. We all know tiny steps and small efforts lead to success and this book shows the way to use this mantra to build good habits and abandon bad habits. The connection between habits and identity was also a very interesting piece of information.

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erinachu
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Book 3 of 2023 😁 I'll need to buy a copy of this one to refer back to. Lots of great things to ponder over and implement.

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maraguitarra
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Perfect read/listen for the start of 2023!

I closed out 2022 with “The Power of Habit”, so this was a great way to turn that information into some practical steps for making sustainable change in my habits and routines going into 2023! 10/10 recommend!
Also, getting ready to graduate and am raring to get back into my reading groove! Trying to decide which challenges I want to join in on in this new year and I feel like a kid in a candy store!

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ReshamReads
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I don‘t normally read books like this but I read this because my husband was. I really enjoyed it. It made sense of both my failures and successes and left me feeling hopeful. The idea of making incremental changes and identifying as the person I want to be makes sense to me.

wanderinglynn Welcome to Litsy! 👋🏻 3w
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RaeLovesToRead
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Rule Number 1: Never travel anywhere without an emergency supply of books.

And a Kindle. Just in case.

🤗😁

julesG How many hours are you away from your shelves? 2mo
RaeLovesToRead @julesG 2 hours by car... but not far from my nearest bookshop 😏😁 2mo
julesG That explains the emergency supply 😁😁 2mo
KristiAhlers Agreed. I made that sad mistake years ago. Never. Again. Always keep the kindle loaded. Charged and I bring an extra battery pack to keep the thing charged 🤣 2mo
RaeLovesToRead @KristiAhlers 😄🤣 Need to be prepared! 😇💕 2mo
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Love_Books_a_Latte
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Any thoughts to share on this book?

5feet.of.fury I read this one a few years ago and then did a reread at the beginning of the year. There‘s always a few things I come back to in this one that can be tied to any goal (as opposed to many similar in the genre that focus towards work or education). 2mo
RaeLovesToRead I've been meaning to read this for so long! A friend told me it would really help me. 2mo
RaeLovesToRead I've read the intro twice, but need to actually get it read! 😄 2mo
Itchyfeetreader I hear so many non readers recommend this but I have not got to it yet 2mo
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Mccall0113
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I started this last night. Luckily i@can use it for grad school hours. But the messages within are brilliant.

IndianBookworm Do keep us updated about your reading experience 😍 3mo
RebelReader This is one of the best books about our habits and how to create new ones 3mo
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RaeLovesToRead
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Started today with a walk and a gym session. Then fell asleep 😴 I took this picture from a bench in the graveyard on the way up to the leisure centre. It was a beautiful day.

The self improvement journey half-heartedly continues!

tpixie Great job. I‘ve failed so far today. Got to do better this afternoon! 3mo
RaeLovesToRead @tpixie Thanks! 💕 I did have rather a long nap this afternoon though 🙈 I'm going to keep trying to make little changes... 3mo
tpixie @RaeLovesToRead yes little changes over time add up to big changes & are more sustainable 💙 3mo
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BookLove4Ever
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Realistic ideas for forming positive habits. Lots of studies referenced. I took lots of notes. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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bookish_mind
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Finally got my hands on this 😽😻😻🙆

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alindemann
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Everyone should read this book! It gives great, practical advice on how to start good habits and get rid of bad ones.

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Justmissc87
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I went back to reading a nonfiction Self-help book. Since I‘ve been implementing new habits into my life including trying to read everyday I thought this would be the perfect book for that. And it was. For me it was a very fast read. Nonfiction books usually are faster for me instead of fiction to read or listen to. I love how the author explains how habits compound over time and how little habits can turn into bigger habits over time.

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ShaaM
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The best book on habit building. It was very interesting and crisp. If someone just wana read one book on habit building then this must be it.

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Nuree
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It has been 2 years since I last used Litsy. Now that I'm back I plan to read Atomic Habits for the first challenge of Blinkist's Personal Growth.

JamieArc Welcome back! 5mo
Nuree @JamieArc thank you! 5mo
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LatrelWhite
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Reading Atomic Habits by James Clear with a Instagram newly form book club #freedyourmind and this beautiful human from one of my favorite shows #The💯 #Luisad‘Oliveira & #Kobo partnership!☺️

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jouska-to-heal
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I just started reading this. I am loving this so much. Success is often perceived as one big change or achievement. But James Clear defines success as a long series of small wins and tiny breakthroughs. I love his way of definition so much. It taught me to belive in and applause my every small steps—every single efforts. For those every tiny efforts will compound over time. Efforts always pay-off. Believe in your every efforts—they count.

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BeaG
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I loved his back story. The points made were valid and noteworthy.

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Biohaz74
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9/10

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The best

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kellock
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I've read this on kindle. I've felt the need to have a paper copy for a long time and low and behold there it was in Tesco!

Caroline2 I really liked this book too. 👍 10mo
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hissingpotatoes
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4/5⭐ A great synthesis of psychological science into realistic approaches to understanding and building habits. Includes real-life examples and templates for reader use. #bookspinbingo

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DcSunshine
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A must read. I was skeptical at first but the book is compelling and provides a step by step for habit building. This is a book I feel I should own and reread every few years. Highly recommend

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Ramshaaaaaa
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<3

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Bookwormjillk My dentist always says perfection is not sustainable. 10mo
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Ramshaaaaaa
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I began my day by reading this Amazing book. ♥️ I‘ve read half of this book and I‘m absolutely loving it!! 😍

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Kris10H
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I'm not usually one for self-help books, but this one seems made for me. Here's hoping...

LoverOfLearning I'm nearing the end of the audiobook definitely made me stop and thinks! I love all of the practical and real world examples. 10mo
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RaeLovesToRead

Yesterday-Rae has conspired against me. She got Mum to hide my chocolate and signed me up to join the gym. THANKS A LOT, Yesterday-Rae 🤣🤣

Today-Rae is not impressed and wants to go for a nap / fall face-down into the nearest cake.

Maybe Today-Rae should take it out on Tomorrow-Rae... book her in for a spin class or something... that'll show her... 😂

Plan to read the tagged to try and get me into better habits! Let's do this 💅

QuietlyLaura I relate to all of this! I often say “That‘s future-Laura‘s problem.” 😂🙃 11mo
RaeLovesToRead @QuietlyLaura Haha, love it! 😁 11mo
LiteraryinLawrence I totally relate to this! You can do it! 11mo
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RaeLovesToRead @LiteraryinLawrence I have been to the gym. Is that it, now? Level complete? Never have to go again? 😅😫 I should reward myself with chocolate, but Mum genuinely has hidden it! 😵 11mo
BiblioLitten 😁😁😁 11mo
Branwen 😂🤣😂🤣👍 I believe in you! 11mo
RaeLovesToRead @Branwen Been to the gym twice so far. Body seriously creaky! 🤣🤣 11mo
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Madison91
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I don‘t know. One self help book is like any other self help book. 🤷🏽‍♀️

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5feet.of.fury
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This was a reread (I listened to the audio last year) I wanted to take time to digest it and try to put things into practice as I went. There is practical advice for people trying to get organized (after 2 years of pandemic I pretty much have no routine), how to fine tune habits to master skills. And there are great tips for manipulating your environment to make it conducive to you goals.

Very good!
Next daily reading is The Body Keeps Score!

5feet.of.fury @SRWCF I‘m excited to start it tomorrow! It‘s gotten such good reviews, and it‘s such interesting and necessary content 12mo
SRWCF @5feet.of.fury I look forward to hearing what u think of it! 12mo
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Amandakay
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Popsugar: book you can read in one sitting

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sammcogley

“Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become.”

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5feet.of.fury
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This book was one of the first I read last year (audiobooked), and I decided to re-read this year for a tune up (physical copy) chapter a day to let it marinate. And this quote made me think of Litsy. ❤️📚 🤓

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janeycanuck
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A bit of a disappointment because this barely scratched any surfaces. I expected more but if you‘ve read The Power of Habit or anything similar, sign yourself up for the 30-day email workshop and just read the workbook and the emails.

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5feet.of.fury
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#JoyousJanuary #Readathon
Seeing as how it will be subzero this weekend, I figured I‘d join in. I have been slacking on starting Atomic Habits daily read and Song of Achilles keeps getting sidelined. Goals-

🥶Finish Current Reads-
📕Wahala
🎧Yours Cruelly, Elvira

🥶Read-
📕Song of Achilles
📕Cruel and Unusual
💥Willow (graphic novel)
🎧 Dracula

🥶 start Chapter A Day-
📕 Atomic Habits

❄️

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 Some good book choices. 12mo
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Yahui07
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“At some point it comes down to who can handle the boredom of training everyday.”
I thought that it would be a good idea and good start to read this book in the beginning of 2022. This book indeed offers some useful tips to form a good habit and would definitely benefit readers having such need. That said, I would not say that I enjoy reading this book which, I think, is not really a negative comment on this kind of book. 😅😂

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Santie
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I really enjoyed reading this book because the things tackled are the answers I‘ve been looking for. I also wanted to read it at the start of the year so that I can do better in my academic career this year. It hasn‘t been easy balancing school and work (and life). Helpful lessons that are practical. A must read for anyone who wants to make some improvements in their lifestyle. 4/5

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la_rose_noire
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I got this book as a Christmas present! I'm really enjoying it so far! 1% improvements everyday !!
#selfimprovement #habits

Sharpeipup I really enjoyed that one! 13mo
RaeLovesToRead I'm pretty sure all my habits have got about 57% worse since I last picked this book up😅🤣... I need to get back to it! I've heard such good things about this book! 13mo
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bookishnerd
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My first finish of 2022 was Atomic Habits. I found this book very interesting. I read a chapter or two a day so I didn't rush through everything. I will be thinking of this book all year and hoping to develop good habits as a result.

DogMomIrene I really liked this book too. I was practicing many of the techniques prior to our move. A few didn‘t work well during the transition, like habit trackers. Now that we‘re more settled, I‘m being more cognizant of habits I‘m forming in this new environment and I think about this book a lot. 13mo
bookishnerd @DogMomIrene I plan to explore the website today. I decided to do my own thing while reading it to see what I take from it. Now I am curious about what he offers as additional help. 13mo
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bookishnerd
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1. One of my goals is to get back to using Litsy! That is why I keep doing these posts. Trying to get back into the habit! Otherwise, I have just been trying to foster good habits.

2. Optimistic.

3. Atomic Habits. I actually started it in 2021, but I have been limiting myself to 1 or 2 chapters a day so I can process things!

#thoughtfulthursday

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JRefvik
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Love this, great read to start the new year

annahenke One of my favorite nonfiction books 13mo
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BookMaven9
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️definitely one of the better self help books. Clear and concise. I love how he approaches change in increment fashion so as not to be overwhelmed. Exercise 2 minutes a day to begin the habit. Lots of nuggets and worksheets for help.

Caroline2 I really liked this one too. 👍 13mo
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Nebklvr
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I recently participated in a behavior modification class. The ideas put forth by Mr Clear sound like they would fit neatly into the same framework of change.

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Nicki_K
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I loved this book. James explains how by just starting off implementing the tiniest of changes in our daily habits and lives we can make huge changes. This book shows just how small and seemingly insignificant a change in a habit needs to be and how just doing it consistently will lead to bigger and better changes. A very relatable and do able self help book.