You sprinkle your day with habits. Your habits can be a friend or a foe.
Habits can help you approach your tasks in a more efficient manner - imagine the time you'll save when you've established a place for those keys.
You have exercise habits - or if you don't, consider turning one into a "law", like I have. Read about it on this post.
You'll find them in speech - the ums and ahhs and other habits that are counted in Toastmasters. These fillers may initially give you pause to think, or they may provide the password into acceptance by a social group.
Some habits are cute and harmless, while others serve to annoy. Even Mark Twain had a word to say about habits in Pudd'nhead Wilson:
"Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits."
Your habit building muscles, just like the muscles in your body, get stronger with use. Strengthen your stress undressing skills to balance your nervous system and tone your habits.
For good or for bad, habits carry you towards pleasure and away from pain. Yes, you read that correctly. To find out how, please read this month's HealthCentral.com post - Health Habits and RA. Even if you don't have rheumatoid arthritis, you may find this article useful for discovering how your habits have taken root.