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Crash Course: Atomic Habits by James Clear
Crash Course: Atomic Habits by James Clear
50 min 5 Chapters + 1 Content piece

Based on James Clear's New York Times Bestseller "Atomic Habits", Faith Metobo from Blinkist will take you through everything you need to know about building positive habits—and breaking negative ones. As they say, you are your habits.

1. Small habits lead to big results

Discover what a habit really is, as well as how they’re formed. And learn why building small, positive habits is the surest path to major results.

Getting started
Getting started

2 min
What is a habit?
What is a habit?

2 min
Sections 1 & 2 of Atomic Habits
Sections 1 & 2 of Atomic Habits

6 min
Cue, craving, response, reward
Cue, craving, response, reward

2 min
The Habit Loop
The Habit Loop

Infographic
Recap of Chapter 1
Recap of Chapter 1

Recap
2. How to build a habit

Building a habit is relatively simple. Make your cues prominent. Write out a concrete action plan. And reward positive behaviors.

More Atomic Habits!
More Atomic Habits!

1 min
Sections 3, 4 & 5 of Atomic Habits
Sections 3, 4 & 5 of Atomic Habits

11 min
How I hacked a habit
How I hacked a habit

2 min
Habit hacking is hard!
Habit hacking is hard!

2 min
Recap of Chapter 2
Recap of Chapter 2

Recap
3. What to do when the habit won’t stick

Learn why making rewards immediate is so important – and why you might have to punish yourself.

Intro to the last sections of Atomic Habits
Intro to the last sections of Atomic Habits

1 min
Sections 6 & 7 of Atomic Habits
Sections 6 & 7 of Atomic Habits

6 min
The painful path to a successful habit
The painful path to a successful habit

2 min
Recap of Chapter 3
Recap of Chapter 3

Recap
4. Not easy, but definitely doable

Anyone can establish a habit. If you’re struggling, the key isn’t to scale up or, worse, give up. It’s to scale down. Use the two-minute rule—and even the most daunting habit becomes doable.

The power of the two-minute rule
The power of the two-minute rule

1 min
Excerpt from Secret Leaders “James Clear: How to Master Your Habits”
Excerpt from Secret Leaders “James Clear: How to Master Your Habits”

2 min
Wrapping up
Wrapping up

3 min
Recap of Entire Guide
Recap of Entire Guide

Recap
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