How to Scrutinise Your Habits, and Be Happier

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1. Decide which habit you want to examine

2. Write down your reasons for completing the habit

3. Order them by strength

4. Try to understand whether each reason is worth it

I think I’m a naturally good writer, so writing makes me feel competent and improves my self-esteem

I want people to think that I’m smart and capable, because I’m a little insecure about my intelligence

Writing brings order and structure to the chaos of my thoughts

I love stories and narrative-style writing

I enjoy the English language

Writing earns me a little extra money

5. Decide whether to give up the habit

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