A Habit

Oct 16, 2021 by Kyomi O'Connor

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A habit

 

has a neutral meaning.

Yet we give it either positive

or negative values and notions

out of our prospects and experiences.

 

When we’re engaged in the habit of positive

outcomes, we turn the cycles of the habit willingly.

The habit stimulates and accelerates our lives nicely.

It also becomes part of our lives and nourishing us more.

 

The habit comes from a specific context, motives, and goals.

 

Its repeated behavioral patterns are tightly connected with rewards.

Some rewards could be tangible values like better academic records,  

while others are intangible like fulfillment, or simply gaining pleasure.

 

Rewards encourage us to continue, repeat more cycles of behavior,

and gain them effectively. In time, some original motives or goals

may be faded away yet cycles keep turning, becoming the habit.

 

Some habits cause negative outcomes like procrastination,

or extended toxic relationships that are too difficult to quit.

 

In such habits, we may lose sight of our own true values.

Because of its repetitive behavior and momentum,

we’re so afraid of what it may bring us if we stop.

 

It may tear us apart, or throw us downward.

It’s not addiction, but we just feel like it.

 

Avoidance, denial, distraction, being

sarcastic or blaming someone or

something else wouldn’t work

 

So, be aware of the nature of

the habit. We need courage

to see, feel, and recognize

true values of the habit

with more clarity.

 

Stay as we are in

a good habit of

 

 

Self-love

 

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Reference: Habit and Procrastination by Wikipedia