The process of creating new, desirable actions and habits to replace old, undesirable actions and habits.
This process generally starts with increasing your awareness of the actions you want to change, and their triggers and consequences.
A variety of techniques may be used to create new habits such as changing the factors that trigger your old actions.
Related terms: transtheoretical model
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