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Chapter 16: How to stick with good habits every day
Tracking is a very good way to stick to habits. Tracking keeps you honest. Tracking gives you motivation because you can see your progress. Tracking is gratification by itself.
Whatever habit you want to engage in every day, try to track your progress. Research shows that people who track their progress (losing weight, quitting smoking, etc.), are more likely to succeed.
Habit tracking gives you a visual reminder of your hard work. It also gives you satisfaction each time you mark your progress which fuels the motivation to continue.