Habits: We’ve all got ‘em … and we all wonder why we aren’t better at changing them. This week’s guest has the answer to that question. Wendy Wood has spent 30 years researching human behavior and is the leading expert on habits and change. Her new book, Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick, helps explain how we form habits, what habits really are and why so much of what we’ve believed about changing habits is wrong.
In this episode, you'll learn:
- What is a habit?
- How long it really takes to change a habit.
- Why creating the right environment is critical to successfully changing habits.
Links and Resources
- Twitter: @ProfWendyWood
- Website: goodhabitsbadhabits.com
- Take Wendy’s quick surveys to learn how to form new habits!