Strange how reluctant I was to acknowledge that control of my fate lay beyond my own conscious will. Habit of a lifetime, I suppose.
Two basic principles; reading God’s word and praying regularly.
A person cannot change his personality. The only thing he can change is ‘habit’. He can play around with behaviors though.
When possible, the brain makes a behavior into a habit, which saves effort and therefore gives us more capacity to deal with complex, novel, or urgent matters.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.
Sentence every immoral thought for detention and prosecution. Immorality is a powerful gadget that brings down great monuments of success. Don’t entertain immorality.
Habits aren’t destiny. Habits can be ignored, changed, or replaced. But the reason the discovery of the habit loop is so important is that it reveals a basic truth: When a habit emerges, the brain stops fully participating in decision making. It stops working so hard, or diverts focus to other tasks. So unless you deliberately fight a habit-unless you find new routines-the pattern will unfold automatically.
Good habits are worth being fanatical about.
We change when circumstances necessitate it; we adapt because we have to. The real challenge is to change when circumstances don’t demand it at all.
Even when he played, he made a business of it.