Sunday, July 20, 2014

Developing New Habits Takes Longer Than We Thought!

Research has recently proven that the 21 day guideline that has been around since 1960 underestimates the time needed to change.  On average, it takes more than two months before a new behavior becomes automatic -- 66 days to be exact. And how long it takes a new habit to form can vary widely depending on the behavior, the person, and the circumstances. Before you mislead yourself (or a student) read about Lally's research at

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