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Making Habits Work for You

that the temptation to break down will not occur as soon as it otherwise might; and every day a breakdown is postponed adds to the chances of its not occurring at all.
Second, never suffer an exception to occur till the new habit is securely rooted in your life. Each lapse is like letting fall a ball of string which one is carefully winding up; a single slip undoes more than a great many turns will wind up again. Continuity of training is the great means of making the nervous system act infallibly right.
Success at the outset is imperative. Failure is apt to dampen the energy of all future attempts, whereas past successes nerve one to future vigor: Goethe says to a man who consulted him about an enterprise but mistrusted his own powers: "Ach! You need only blow on your hands!" And the remark illustrates the effect on Goethe's spirits of his own habitually successful career.
The question of tapering off in abandoning such habits as drink comes under this head, and is a question about which experts differ in individual cases. In the main, however, all expert opinion would agree that abrupt acquisition of the new habit is the best way, if there be a real possibility of carrying it out. We must be careful not to give the will so stiff a task as to insure its defeat at the outset; but provided one can stand it, a sharp period of suffering and then a free time is the best thing to aim at, whether in giving up a habit like drinking, or in simply changing one's hours of rising or of work. It is surprising how soon a desire will die if it be never fed.
"One must first learn to proceed firmly before one can begin to make oneself over again," writes Dr. Bahnsen. "He who every day makes a fresh resolve is like one who, arriving at the edge of the ditch he is to leap, forever stops and returns for a fresh run. Without unbroken advance there is no such thing as accumulation of positive forces."
The third maxim is: Seize the first possible opportunity to act on every resolution you make. It is not in the moment of their forming, but in the moment of their producing motor effects that resolutions communicate the new "set" to the brain. No matter how full a

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