3 TED talks on habit

 Sep 13, 2016

Habits - we all have them, be they positive or negative. Habits are behaviours that have become automatic because we’ve simply done them so many times. We have to be aware what a significant impact habits have on our character, for good or for ill.

We've found 3 highly relevant TED talks that go into:

  • Breaking a bad habit
  • How to use our habits for creativity
  • What our habits reveal about us

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A simple way to break a bad habit

In this video, Psychiatrist Judson Brewer examines the relationship between mindfulness and addiction and shows a simple, yet profound tactic to help combat bad habits.

The suprising habits of original thinkers

In this talk, organisational psychologist Adam Grant discusses how creative people use habit to generate great ideas. He also presents three unexpected habits which includes embracing failure.

What our language habits reveal

Have you ever wondered how your use of language could display what goes on in your mind? In this talk, Steven Pinker looks at language and how the words we choose communicate much more than we realise.

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