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11 Steps to Building Great Habits

The New Year is around the corner and many of us will aim to cultivate a new habit. Of all the steps below, the first may be the most important: Start small. Want to create a habit of flossing your teeth daily? Begin by flossing one tooth. Start small to build trust within yourself and then progress gradually down the list.

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Teach your kids how to create great habits as well as manage stress:

11 Steps to Building Great Habits

Renee Jain, MAPP

Renee Jain is an award-winning tech entrepreneur turned speaker and certified life coach. She also holds a masters in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Renee specializes in cultivating skills of resilience in both adults and children. Her passion is taking research-based concepts and transforming them into fun and digestible learning modules. For children, she has created one-of-a-kind anxiety relief programs at GoZen! delivered via engaging animated shorts.

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Jain, R. (2017). 11 Steps to Building Great Habits. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 13, 2018, from


Last updated: 18 Nov 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 18 Nov 2017
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