New Year, New Start: 8 Steps to Creating New Habits

Leo Babauta
Yoga habits

It’s a new year, and many of us are looking to make positive changes in our lives.

The best way to do that is not by making resolutions, but by creating habits that will stick for the long term. If you want to run a marathon, form the habit of running. If you want to write a novel, form the writing habit. If you want to be more mindful, form the habit of meditation.

Of course, that’s easier said than done—just form new habits, no problem! So in this guide, I’m going to lay out the key steps to forming the habits that will change your life.

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