Take a Seat: How Habits Work

Breaking a bad habit is damn hard. And starting a good one isn’t much easier.

Luckily, for you and your New Year resolution, we’ve found a superb explanation of the mental mechanics of how habits work and the key to getting good ones going.

It’s an animated adaption of a speech by author Charles Duhigg, a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter at The New York Times and author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life, put together by Epipheo.