The Science of Habit: Popular Habits vs. Popular Addictions

Did you know that we spend half the day in zombielike automation, repeating routines we set up days, months, or even years ago? Habits are difficult to avoid forming – routine is just human nature at work!

However, some habits aren’t so good. Over time these bad habits turn into full-force addictions, bad for our health and our mental state of being.

Though the average habit takes 66 days to form, easy habits take less time and habits that require some amount of concentration or a concerted effort to change can take longer. Take a look at this infographic by 12 Palms Rehab to see how you can change your bad habits for the better – before it’s too late.





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