Atomic Habits is the most comprehensive and practical guide on how to create good habits, break bad habits, and improve by one percent each and every day. It was written by James Clear. On the topic of routines and development, I do not believe you will locate a book that is more actionable than this one.
If you're having trouble breaking old routines, the issue isn't with you as an individual. Your system is the source of the issue.
The reason that you are unable to break bad habits is not because you do not want to change; rather, the problem is that you are implementing the wrong strategy for change. One of the fundamental tenets of the Atomic Habits philosophy is as follows: You do not reach the level that your goals require of you. You are limited by the capabilities of your systems. This book will provide you with a tested strategy that has the potential to take you to new levels of success.
James Clear is widely regarded as one of the most knowledgeable authorities on the process of habit formation. He is famous for his ability to condense complicated ideas into straightforward actions that are easy to implement in one's work and one's everyday life. In this guide, he distills the most tried-and-true concepts from the fields of biology, psychology, and neuroscience into an easy-to-grasp format in order to show readers how to make good habits unavoidable and bad habits impossible.
Along the way, the reader will be motivated and entertained with true stories about Olympic gold medalists, award-winning artists, business leaders, life-saving physicians, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of the field in which they operate.
Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about advancement and success, and it will provide you with the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits. This is true whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization looking to redefine an industry, or simply an individual looking to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, and achieve success that is long-lasting. James Clear is a writer and speaker focused on habits, decision-making, and continuous improvement. He is the author of the no. 1 New York Times bestseller, Atomic Habits. The book has sold over 5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into more than 50 languages.
Clear is a regular speaker at Fortune 500 companies and his work has been featured in places like Time magazine, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and on CBS This Morning. His popular "3-2-1" email newsletter is sent out each week to more than 1 million subscribers. You can learn more and sign up at jamesclear.com.