Without realising it, we engage in a huge number of automatic behaviours and actions every day. These behaviours are called habits. Since habits take practice and repetition to form, the same is true when it comes to breaking them.
They say old habits die hard and there is some truth to that. While there are studies that indicate it takes 21 days to break a habit, it can often take months and even years. Breaking bad habits can be difficult, especially if we’ve been engaging in them for a long time. But fortunately, it is possible to shake off a bad habit – with hard work, dedication, and a plan-of-action.
Try our six simple tips to help you break that bad habit for good.