Chuck Johnson at Nightlight 12/30/09
Last year about this time, my colleagues Larry and Erin told Beck about their experiment with the diet of corn (eat nothing but corn for a week and see what happens). Several other co-workers were interested in doing a similar experiment with raw food, and Beck created Experimonth. I love Experimonth for many reasons. I think it’s a great alternative to new year’s resolutions -...
New research on how long it takes to form a habit shows that the 21-days myth to be overly optimistic, and 66 days to be more realistic. There’s some great commentary on recent research and a nice graph at Psychotherapy. “Participants were then asked daily how automatic their chosen behaviours felt. These questions included things like whether the behaviour was ‘hard not to do’ and...