James Clear

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Writer, Entrepreneur and Behavior Science Expert


How to Master the Invisible Hand That Shapes Our Lives

Feedback loops are always running in the background of our lives, but they influence our bodies and minds in profound ways.

Here Is How to Effectively Manage Your Stressful and Busy Schedule

This technique can help reveal the meaning behind stressful events in your life.

Why Creativity Is a Process, Not an Event

Here are some practical tips on becoming more creative.

Why Old Ideas Are a Secret Weapon

Old ideas are good ideas that outlasted thousands of bad ones.

The 15-Minute Routine This Man Used to Write More Than 40 Books

Author Anthony Trollope focused on writing in 15-minute intervals each day , three hours per day.

How to Be Happy When Everything Goes Wrong

Learning about the impact bias can help us realize that there is plenty of room for happiness in a life that may seem very foreign or undesirable.

The Common Beliefs We Get Wrong

As a society, we often overvalue unimportant things and undervalue the ideas and strategies that make a real difference.

How to Determine the Correct Things to Focus On

If you want to master and deeply understand the core fundamentals of a task you may, paradoxically, need to start by casting a very wide net.

The Chemistry of Building Better Habits

Similar to how every chemical reaction has an activation energy, we can think of every habit or behavior as having an activation energy as well.

How to Stop Lying to Yourself

By not being honest with yourself, you are avoiding self-awareness and change.

The Proven, Reasonable and Totally Unsexy Way to Become More Successful

Changing human behavior is often considered to be one of the hardest things to do in business and in life. Yet, there is a very reliable way that human behavior changes over the long-term.