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Summary: The Power Of Habits by Charles Duhigg
The Power of Habit is more than just a scientific work filled with scientific information. It is also a book that can help us to understand why there are habits in our lives, how they are created, whether they can be changed, and, if yes, how they can be changed. This book is practical literature with a practical approach to solving a problem.
A Journey through time to the edge of scientific discoveries that explain why we form habits and how we can change or substitute them for ones we'd like.
Duhigg engages the reader beautifully with intriguing anecdotes that delight, amuse and surprise you, whilst giving the gift of vast amounts of insight and information. A truly fresh perspective on the psychology of routine, from the good luck ritual performed religiously by an athlete, to the forefront of revolution, life, in all aspects is driven by this mechanism.
Understanding this fully will assist us in improving ourselves, physically, mentally and emotionally, and in turn our lives and our livelihoods in ways we may have always wanted to. Utilising its power can enrich and enhance our communities and quality of life for many more people, and as such this Bestseller is essentially a bible for anybody with a growth mindset.
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In addition, the author draws heavily on stories of people and events to provide anecdotal support and cogent examples of his theories of habit and habit change.
Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist for The New York Times where he writes on business topics. He has a background in History from Yale University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. In 2010 he won the Science in Society Journalism Award from the National Association for Science Writers.
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