Habit Change

Competing Modules and Bet Stacking — How to Change A Habit, For Real

April 15, 2015 in Guest Post

This is a guest post from Ben Rubin of Change Collective. They build mobile lifestyle courses that pair expert content with a live coach to help you follow through. [Note from Maneesh: Ben has been working a magnum-opus describing how behavior change really works. He’s excited to be giving away an advance copy of ‘Humans, […]

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An unedited transcription of my August 1st handwritten journal entry,

August 1, 2014 in Habit Change

Aug 1 For most, Aug 1 represents just another month on the calendar. For me it’s a date of renaissance. 365 days ago, I moved to Boston, quit my life as a perennial digital nomad and began working on a little thing called Pavlok. 364 days later, we shipped our first batch of Pavlok units […]

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How to Form Good Exercise Habits in The Brain (Video)

July 11, 2014 in Habit Change

Can you program your brain to make yourself exercise more? Better yet, is there a way to change the way you perceive exercise so that it becomes more painful NOT to get to the gym than to actually go? The short answer is yes. But how? It’s not magic. It’s the science of habit formation. […]

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How I’m Using Pavlok To Go Back To School (With ConversionXL)

June 6, 2014 in Habit Change

Many of you know that last week was the exclusive launch of Pavlok to a select group of Hack the System readers. So far, the response to our cutting edge technology has been tremendous. (If you haven’t seen the live in-studio interview I did in Los Angeles that week, check it out here.) Here’s something […]

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Pavlok Revealed: Wednesday, Beta Test the First Habit Training Devices

May 26, 2014 in Habit Change

9 months ago, I had an idea: What if we could invent a device that could help us form new habits? Hell — Aristotle once said,   I began intensively experimenting with behavior change techniques, leading to the Hack the Habit Facebook Group — a group of about 100 active users who have tested dozens […]

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