The New Paradigm For Breaking Habits – Part 3

In this 3rd and last part of the series, I will delve further into some of the highlights from Dr. Amy Johnson’s book, The Little Book Of Big Change. The Three Principles The spiritual insights shared in this book, originate in a field of spiritual pshichology called the Three Principles. This describes how all human […]

The New Paradigm For Breaking Habits – Part 2

In this 2nd article of my 3 part series, I will continue to outline some of my key takeaways from Dr. Amy Johnson’s book The little book of big change. When it comes to breaking unwanted habits, the approach Dr. Johnson offers in this book has made more difference in my self-healing journey, than any […]

The New Paradigm For Breaking Habits – Part 1

Whether you are suffering from a debilitating psychological disorder such as OCD, or you just feel that you are prevented from living your life freely, and as yourself – not because of external impediments, but because of unhealthy habits, addictions, or anxiety – you are likely to find the work of Dr. Amy Johnson extremely […]

Human nature, or faulty system?

Why is humankind so selfish? Why are we so egocentric? Why are we generally so focused on ourselves – the individual, rather than the collective? Why do we seek personal benefit, gain and profit, while disregarding the basic needs of those around us? Why aren’t we instead living in communion with each other, sharing our […]

Breaking free from bad habits/addictions – Part 3

Rewards that are more rewarding/ Stepping out of the habit loop In this last chapter, I will talk about my key takeaways from Step 3 in freeing ourselves from unwanted habits or addictions, from Dr. Judson Brewer’s talk. Even though this method can be applied to any addiction or bad habit, I would like to […]

Breaking free from bad habits/addictions – Part 2

In this chapter I will continue to outline my key takeaways from Dr. Judson Brewer’s talk on freeing ourselves from bad habits, and talk about the second step in this healing process. First off, I would like to briefly recap the essence of Step 1, discussed in the previous chapter: Step 1 is about being […]

Breaking free from bad habits/addictions – Part 1

In this 3 part article series, I will walk you through my key takeaways from Dr. Judson Brewer’s talk on breaking free from addictions, and focus on the 3 steps he describes that dismantle the habit loop we are caught in. The talk can be found within the mindfulness app called “Calm”, and a shorter […]