Do you have bad habits that you never get rid of? This speech will help you!
Judson Brewer's TED Talk "A simple way to break a bad habit" edited condensed down to 3 minutes with only the key takeaways.
Judson Brewer had an amazing speech!
We can break bad habits by being more curious about them.
In the speech, he said:
"Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they're bad for us. Learn more about the mechanism of habit development and discover a simple but profound tactic that might help you beat your next urge to smoke, snack or check a text while driving."
we're fighting one of the most evolutionarily conserved learning processes
Greater smoking abstinence with mindfulness training vs freedom from smoking
"It turns out that we're fighting one of the most evolutionarily conserved learning processes currently known in science. There's forward based learning process is called positive and negative reinforcement and basically goes like this. We see some food that looks calories survival and we eat the food we tastes good, our body send a signal to our brain that says: remember what you're eating and where you found it!", he added.
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