The Habit Loop

Any habit can be broken down into a feedback loop that involves four steps: 

  • Cue: is that thing (mainly visual) that reminds you about the thing you are about to do.
  • Craving: Then you wanted (thinking) to do that thing.
  • Response: You do that thing.
  • Reward: You get a reward after completing that thing.
  • If the cycle is completed successfully then you have created a habit to do that particular thing.

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