How Your Habits Shape Your Identity (and Vice Versa)

There are three layers: outcomes; process; identity.
Identity is the deepest.
“I’m not a smoker” is better than “I don’t smoke.”

The system of a dictatorship has a very different set of beliefs like absolute authority and strict obedience. You can imagine many ways to try to get more people to vote in a democracy, but such behavior change would never get off the ground in a dictatorship. That’s not the identity of the system. Voting is a


Introduction and Chapter 1

Introduction: My Story

The writer shared the exprience when he was in high school. He was hit by a baseball bat.

THE FUNDAMENTALS Why Tiny Changes Make a Big Difference

The Surprising Power of Atomic Habits

You can start as a small win.

Habits are the compound interest. Your habits can compound for you or against you.

Positive Compounding: Productivity compounds; knowledge compounds; relationship compounds.
Nagative compounding: Stress compounds; negative thoughts compound;