At least the bad ones do– the ones that take up space and crowd out the good ones. When we’re talking about creating better habits, we’re also talking about getting rid of the ones that allow us to resist the habits we really want, without even thinking about it.
Habits are routines that trigger cognitive autopilot, which feels effortless. So the trillion dollar question is:
How do we make the habits we want to have feel effortless,
while the habits we want to break already feel effortless?