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In the Habit: Introduction to Changing our Behaviour

Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (358 ratings)

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Summary

How can we change our behaviours? The first step is understanding our habits. For better or worse, habits are the invisible building blocks of daily life. Research suggests that about 40% of what we do is repeated almost daily and yet most of the time we aren’t really aware of what’s happening.

In this series, neuroscientist Ash Ranpura and comedian Alice Fraser deep dive into the science of behaviour change. They want to find out how we can make good habits and how we can break bad ones. Along the way they meet the man who invented the science of habits, talk to a woman trying to change the world through figuring out how to make behaviour change stick and try out some of the latest tricks and techniques designed to help you change your own behaviours.

This is the one series you should have in your headphones if you want to understand how to make positive changes in your life.

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Wow, really useful.

Really interesting and easy to listen to guide of various evidence based methods and tricks to change bad habits or just make life a bit easier. The presenters made a good team.

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Brilliant narrative by Ash and Alice.

Absolutely loved the narrator's and content was superb. Good bitesize series, light, informative and enjoyable.

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So poorly made can't process the info.

After listening to the sample I was really looking forward to listening to the whole series. I just about got through the first episode but the second episodes started just as bad and was clearly getting worse. The two main presenters seem to love their voices far too much. They would be playing a snippet of an interview and then randomly complete the interviewers story themselves. This was so blatant and frequent that I couldn't even to assess the information which was being given.

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nice to follow sleep with.

intresting but not enough to keep me awake.
lots of intresting information but nothing that would change my life and my habbits.

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Excellent and free

Very well put together, interesting and inspiring. Keen to hear more from these audible series.

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Fantastic

Very very interesting, great structure makes sense of science. Please produce more more more more

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Good info

Lots of good info presented in a fun, down to earth way. The editing kept my attention as I listened to the entire series in one go. I must say that all of the techniques and paths to forming good habits are happening in a regular yoga practice (I’m talking from a philosophical perspective rather than a physical one, although the physical practice is definitely a slice of the whole pie.) For example, baby steps, MEA, hypnosis (well, meditation can be quite hypnotic) are all on the path of practice and repetition, changing samskaras (patterns/ record grooves) and eventually turning in your unwanted habits for the ones that improve your existence. I really enjoyed it. Now, off to fine tune the habits that need reminding. Thanks!

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Great

Easy to listen to, enjoyable, good music background, useful information, very fluid in discussion. Would reccomend.

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some really sound idea's to go away and put into practice. looking forward to hearing the rest

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thought provoking x

I loved it. Its a must to listen to. big lessons in little steps for everyone

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