Week 2 : Day 4 : Gretchen Rubin

Like Charles Duhigg and Leo Babauta, Gretchen Rubin is a writer who has made a career of conquering her own demons. In this talk at 99U, she talks about forming habits as a function of who we are.

How do you respond to rules? You can take Rubin’s quiz here.

How might Rubin’s categories function with the model from Duhigg and what Babauta said worked for him?

Would you like to change how you respond to rules?

How does the model cue-behavior-reward work for a/an

  • Upholder
  • Questioner
  • Rebel
  • Obliger

What do you struggle with emotionally when you are trying to make changes/impose new rules?


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