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Best Books on Habits

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The Power of Habit
Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg - 2014-01-07 (first published in 2012)
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OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTWith a new Afterword by the authorIn The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that...
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Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear - 2018-10-16
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The instant New York Times bestseller. Over 1 million copies sold! 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 on...
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High Performance Habits
How Extraordinary People Become That Way
Brendon Burchard - 2017-09-19
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THESE SIX HABITS WILL MAKE YOU EXTRAORDINARY. After extensive original research and a decade as the worlds highest-paid performance coach, Brendon Burchard finally reveals the most effective habits for reaching long-term success. Based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on high performers, it turns out that just six habits move the needle...
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Tiny Habits
The Small Changes That Change Everything
BJ Fogg - 2019-12-31
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The world’s leading expert on habit formation shows how you can have a happier, healthier life: by starting small.When it comes to change, tiny is mighty. Start with two pushups a day, not a two-hour workout; or five deep breaths each morning rather than an hour of meditation. In Tiny Habits, B.J. Fogg brings his experience coaching more than 40,00...
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Stephen R. Covey - 2013-11-19 (first published in 1989)
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When Stephen Covey first released The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, the book became an instant rage because people suddenly got up and took notice that their lives were headed off in the wrong direction; and more than that, they realized that there were so many simple things they could do in order to navigate their life correctly. This b...
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Mini Habits
Smaller Habits, Bigger Results (Volume 1)
Stephen Guise - 2013-12-22
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I had experimented with personal development strategies for a decade. When I accidentally started my first mini habit—and the changes I made were actually lasting—I realized the prior strategies I relied on were complete failures. When something works, that which doesn't work is exposed. The science in Mini Habits exposes the predictably inconsiste...
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Habit Stacking
127 Small Changes to Improve Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness (Most are Five Minutes or Less)
S. J. Scott - 2017-04-10
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Want more time to work on important goals? Need to build a specific habit? Struggling to change your life? Imagine what life would be like if you started every morning with small actions that created a chain reaction of positive benefits throughout your life. You eat a healthy breakfast, have a great conversation with your loved ones, and then begi...
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The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Greg McKeown - 2020-12-29 (first published in 2011)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - More than one million copies sold! Essentialism isn't about getting more done in less time. It's about getting only the right things done. Featuring the new Essentialism 21-Day Challenge - "A timely, essential read for anyone who feels overcommitted, overloaded, or overworked."--Adam Grant Have you ever: - found yourself...
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The Creative Habit
Learn It and Use It for Life
Twyla Tharp - 2003-10-07
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Creativity is not a gift from the gods, says Twyla Tharp, bestowed by some divine and mystical spark. It is the product of preparation and effort, and it's within reach of everyone who wants to achieve it. All it takes is the willingness to make creativity a habit, an integral part of your life: In order to be creative, you have to know how to prep...
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Elastic Habits
How to Create Smarter Habits That Adapt to Your Day
Stephen Guise - 2019-11-09
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Habits That Bend Don’t Break...
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Roy F. Baumeister - 2012-08-28
Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin
Daily Rituals by Mason Currey
The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal
Switch by Chip Heath
The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
The Now Habit by Neil Fiore
Making Habits, Breaking Habits by Jeremy Dean
The Achievement Habit by Bernard Roth
Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
Taking the Leap by Pema Chodron
One Day My Soul Just Opened Up by Iyanla Vanzant
Millionaire Success Habits by Dean Graziosi
Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
Million Dollar Habits by Brian Tracy
Drive by Daniel H. Pink
The Habit Blueprint by Patrik Edblad
The Joy of Movement by Kelly McGonigal
Rewire by Richard O'Connor
The Craving Mind by Judson Brewer