Why Habits Exist and How to Control Them

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Habit (noun): an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly or completely involuntary— Merriam-Webster

The presence of habits allows us to easily perform tasks that are consistent in our lives. These tasks — brushing our teeth in the morning, driving to work, or perhaps playing an instrument — take little active thought when we develop habits for them. This allows us to act fluently…