JAMES CLEAR ON WHY HABITS ARE THE COMPOUND INTEREST OF SELF-IMPROVEMENT
October 28, 2018
00:0000:00 “True behavior change is really identity change.” JAMES CLEAR What stands in the way of becoming the person you aspire to be?
Maybe it’s circumstances. Access or opportunity. For many its bad habits, exacerbated by the unsuccessful war waged to replace them with good habits — a rinse and repeat process that generally leads to failure and discouragement.
Why is it so hard to overcome negative patterns?
Today’s guest contends the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system.
Evolving from stuck and unsatisfied into the person you wish to become is equal parts art and science. Science helps explain the root causes of our behaviors and how to modify them. But the application of said principles into practice is very much an art. — Read on www.richroll.com/podcast/james-clear-401/
Long podcast on habits and ways to create and remove ones that we might label good or bad. I enjoyed how they discuss the danger of callin something a bad habit and how that can create more stress leading to the continuation of said bad habit. Habits are just habits. If you have one that you aren’t happy about then you might want to figure out new habits that help you avoid the undesired habit. Habit habit habit.
Gutenberg is coming. Have you tried writing with it? I think that from a purely writing perspective the G is a nicer experience than the classic editor. It is a cleaner interface that is focused on the text. There are no boxes separating your text from the rest of the screen. When you hit enter it creates a new paragraph block. If you want to shift blocks around it is as easy as dragging them around. You can also convert the block to another block type.
The biggest catch so far is adding in-line images. At this point the workflow in the classic editor definitely makes it easier to add an image and align it to left or right and have text flow around it. In the G this process takes a few more actions that aren’t super intuitive to accomplish.
All that said I think the important part for bloggers is that we get back to focusing on the content. That’s what our users are here for.
What do you think? Is the G great or is it the first of the four horsemen of the WordPress apocalypse?