Habits – Friends and Foes
I was lucky to attend this year’s annual meeting of the Consortium of MS Centers, held in late May in New Orleans. There were a lot of interesting talks, and you can read about highlights here, browse slide presentations here and summaries (abstracts) here.
One presentation that really hit home for me was a talk about habits by Gabe Byars, an occupational therapist from the Salt Lake Community College in Utah. Habits are behaviors we do without having to think too much about them — like walking into the house and always putting our keys in the same spot. Gabe said that habits make up about 43 percent of our daily actions. That sounds like a lot of time — maybe that is where the saying “we are creatures of habit” comes from…
Source: Habits – Friends and Foes Via MS Connection