Changing habits

braking habits

Changing habits can be a challenging process, but there are several effective ways to go about it. Here are some of the best ways to change habits:

Smart goals

Set specific and realistic goals: Clearly define the habit you want to change and set specific and achievable goals. Break down the goal into small achievable steps, which can be accomplished easily. You need a goal but also know the necessary steps to achieve it.

What is the cause?

Understand the underlying causes: Try to identify the underlying causes of the habit you want to change. Knowing why you have the habit can help you create a plan to address it.

What is the plan

Create a plan and stick to it: Once you have identified the habit and the underlying causes, create a plan to change the habit. Be realistic about what you can accomplish and break the plan down into achievable steps.

Reward yourself

Use positive reinforcement: Reward yourself for making progress towards your goal. This positive reinforcement can help you stay motivated and continue to make progress.

Get support

Surround yourself with supportive people: Surround yourself with people who support your goals and can help you stay motivated. Your friends, family or therapist.

Be aware

Mindfulness can help you become more aware of your habits and help you recognize triggers that lead to the habit. This awareness can help you make conscious decisions to change the habit.


Listen to Guided Imagery audios is the most powerful way to help yourself. Imagining the outcome you desire as vivid as possible will help your mind to focus and get used to the outcome.

Keep going

Be patient and persistent: Changing habits takes time and effort. Be patient with yourself and keep trying, even if you experience setbacks along the way.

Remember that changing habits is a gradual process that requires effort, commitment, imagination and patience. By using these strategies, you can successfully change your habits and achieve your goals.

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Maria da Silva is an international Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist specialized in weight and emotional balance.

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