The Monk Method of Changing Habits

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  1. Acknowledge that the bad habit served you well at one point
  2. Understand your motivation and move up the motivation ladder
  3. Know every single trigger
  4. Remove the triggers that you can
  5. Create if-then rules for the triggers you cannot remove
  6. Have someone you can call if you’re about to fail
  7. Replace lower tastes with higher tastes

The 7-Step Habit Change Process

Step 1: Acknowledge that the bad habit served you well at one point

Step 2: Understand your motivation and move up the motivation ladder

Step 3: Know every single trigger.

Step 4: Remove the triggers that you can

Step 5: Create if-then rules for triggers that you cannot remove

Step 6: Have someone you can call if you’re about to fail

Step 7: Replace lower tastes with higher tastes

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