Habits: you are what you repeatedly do



In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison discuss how habits shape our lives, both for good and for not so good.

(0:58) Batman Begins
(2:25) Habit inventory
(6:30) Atomic Habits, by James Clear
(11:22) Steve's dad, Douglas H. Thayer
(12:22) Is it harder to establish a healthy habit or break an unhealthy one
(14:11) Mental illness and addiction through the lens of habit
(18:19) How practice relates to habit formation
(22:00) The Tools, by Phil Stutz
(23:29) How to establish healthy habits
(32:00) James Clear's 4 Laws of habit formation
(38:10) Psychedelics and habit change
(45:40) Habit change research and being on autopilot
(49:30) Mindfulness as a strategy for habit change
(55:10) Don't give up, simply begin again

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