The Habit Society

⚡️ Archive

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⚡️ Mentally Fit

Let’s go back about 100 thousand years:

• It’s been about a day without food so it’s time for another hunt.

• You’d expect to feel weak and tired after not eating for so long, right? Nope.

• How? Your body activates its backup power chord to help you survive. Your brain becomes active, sharp, and attentive. If it didn’t, you wouldn’t be able to find food.

⚡️ Intermittent Fasting

The listicle of benefits include improving mental clarity and concentration, inducing weight loss and body fat loss, lowering blood sugar levels, improving insulin sensitivity, increasing energy, triggering fat burning, lowering blood cholesterol and preventing Alzheimer’s.

⚡️ Our minds at war

Our primordial, emotional, and impulsive side vs. our logical, reasoning, and self-controlling side.

⚡️Just Breathe

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is based on an ancient yogic method and helps people gain control over their breathing.

⚡️Electrify your morning

Cold showers: the first one isn’t easy, but just like every Game of Thrones death, it gets less shocking each time (and the benefits are undeniable).

⚡️To nap or not to nap

One might mistake siestas as a cultural phenomenon associated with tapas or laziness. Matthew Walker argues that it’s actually a deep biological drive.

⚡️Let’s fall up

“If we conceive of a fall as the worst thing in the world, it becomes just that.” Guys, let’s fall up, not down.

⚡️The Sleep Paradox

This isn’t the first time we discuss sleep: its importance, its hygiene, sleep as the foundation to all else…yada, yada, yada. That being said, don’t stress about it.

⚡This is your cue

James Clear splits them into 5 categories: time, location, preceding event, emotional state, and other people. Let’s go through them one by one.