Unless you're a masochist and/or sociopath, you probably don't indulge in bad habits by choice. Instead, it's usually something you "fell into" and can't seem to navigate your way out of. This infographic from Vegas Extreme Skydiving explains the psychology behind bad habits along with some tried-and-trusted tips to help you break them.
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Vegas Extreme Skydiving might not seem like the best place to go for psychology advice, but its infographic on bad habits contains indispensable tips on how to break the cycle. The advice is all based on proven scientific methods which basically break down to blocking the trigger mechanisms and enabling environments which allow your habits to thrive.
Naturally, the steps suggested below will prove less effective at treating a bona fide addiction or chemical dependency — but if you just want to stop chewing your nails or binge-watching TV, they will help to steer you in the right direction. Good luck!
[Via Vegas Extreme Skydiving]