Substitute a new GOOD HABIT for the old BAD HABIT
If you are not careful, the very control of your life can slip away from you. Our lives are built up from layers of habits, and not just In our present lives, but our tomorrows as well.
It’s not enough to say “no” to a bad habit. If you just put some new limitations on your life, you will feel shorted. You need to move towards something new, not away from, or try to escape from unwanted behaviors.
After you have written down your bad habits, write a new habit that can replace the old one.
You may describe destructive behavior patterns as“bad habits” sort of a shorthand way To refer to more deep-rooted problems.