How to Quit Bad Habits by Creating Friction

“The harder it is to perform a habit, the less you will want to do it. You want it to be as frictionful (yes, that’s a made up word) as possible.”

Since one of the keys to developing good habits is to make them as easy as possible to stick with, it makes sense that the opposite is true when you want to drop a bad habit.

Dan Silvestre (whose Productivity Hacks newsletter you should check out) explains how to use friction to help you quit bad habits.

He offers suggestions for how to improve your social media, eating, and shopping habits among others.