How Long does it actually take to form a habit? Answer: Not 21 days. ...Maltz's work influenced nearly every major "self-help" professional from Zig Ziglar to Brian Tracy to Tony Robbins. And as more people recited Maltz's story -- like a very long game of "Telephone" -- people began to forget that he said "a minimum of about 21 days" and shortened it to: "It takes 21 days to form a new habit."
debunks a popular self-help myth.
posted by storybored
on Apr 19, 2014 -
There must be a recognition of the self in its relation to the profession one proposes. If we do declare our profession, we must also keep the epistemological awareness. That is, if we are our profession, we must know it. [more inside]
posted by curuinor
on Dec 11, 2011 -
is the greatest website ever for people trying to get away with web browsing at work. You enter a URL, it launches a new window styled to resemble a Word Document window. It even includes a "Boss" key to convert the page to regular text. Check out MeFi in it
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posted by mathowie
on Aug 2, 2006 -
Line up strings of coloured rolling thingies, using Bear's squirty submarine doodad [Flash][cute]
posted by carter
on Feb 4, 2005 -