When you embark on the journey of self-development, you’ll find that it is incredibly easy (and frustrating) to keep falling for the trap of instant gratification and bad habit patterns.
I remember when I first started doing self-development, I felt pulled like a magnet – towards the path of least resistance. This was especially exaggerated when I was doing something that I found slightly beyond my comfort zone.
As you can imagine, this cycle is incredibly frustrating. I can wager that you’ve gone through this cycle of agony and despair many times, leading you to believe that you can’t quit your bad habits.
Turns out, it’s not entirely your fault. There are subtle and sly forces in our environment that prevent us from breaking common bad habits and quitting them for good.
I’ve highlighted them in this article.