With January 1st at our door, many of us are contemplating what we will resolve to do–or not do–in the new year.
This likely may involve breaking some habits.
And I just happened to do some research on this very topic a couple of weeks ago while sitting at a darling little coffee shop. (Brance watches the girls for me so that I can do this from time-to-time and I am always very appreciative. It’s amazing how much I can get done without interruptions and a good Caffe Americano :).
I can’t think of a better time to share what I discovered. It was fascinating and helpful and I am excited to apply it to my own life! Because, who of us, after all, does not have some habit we wouldn’t benefit from breaking!?
How habits form
So basically, here’s the deal. Normally, when we make decisions about different things in life, the part of our brain that is engaged is the prefrontal cortex.
What do I want for dinner? Should we take our vacation in July or August? Do I need a coat today?
Answering these questions requires Continue reading