How to break bad habits!

Sam M
7 min readJul 2, 2023

An article on breaking negative habits inspired by Ep 48 of the Know What I’m Saying Podcast, hosted by Mark Rupp and Connor Campbell.

Habits 📅

🔁 What are habits?

Habits are the compound interest of self-improvement.

Habits are small, atomic actions that you complete each day — some of these are intentional, such as perhaps reading 10 pages each day, and some of your habits go unnoticed — these are often the bad ones.

Habits are powerful and life-changing. They have the power to shape your life for better or worse.

Habits Compound ➕

Habits, routines, rituals, and daily practices accumulate over time.

Although it may not seem like it, the daily habits you have can massively impact your life in the future.

Good habits compound for you — they help you build strong foundations and help you grow in life.

Bad habits compound against you — they allow you to become 1% worse each day, which can have massively negative effects.

A commitment to a daily action may be a small step, but it counts in a month or year. The effects of repeating the same good routines and habits are even greater over the long term.

Most people underestimate tiny daily steps, but those actions lead to massive results.

Your little choices become habits that affect the bigger decisions you make in life,” says Elizabeth George.

Don’t underestimate the power of compounding — your daily rituals are compounding for or against you.

Habits create success 🏆

The key is to make a habit of doing things that most people would consider unnecessary or not worth the effort.

It all starts with a tiny change in your daily routine. Make your habits work for you. A commitment to a few productive habits can be transformative.

On Bad Habits ❌

Bad habits are massively detrimental;

  • They waste your time…



Sam M

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