Secret of Adulthood: Don’t Believe Everything You Think.

Secret of Adulthood: Don’t Believe Everything You Think.

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This reminds me of the ten categories of loopholes. With a lot of loopholes -- especially those in the Questionable Assumptions category -- if you look at them closely, you realize that you don't really believe what you think.

I have a chapter on the Strategy of Loophole-Spotting in Better Than Before, my forthcoming book about habit formation. (Sign up here if you want to hear when the book goes on sale.)

I love all the habit-formation strategies, but I have to say, Loophole-Spotting is the funniest strategy. I get a real kick from identifying loopholes. There are a lot of loopholes.

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