I can change a behavior just by removing the behavior.
The behavior isn’t the root problem.
The neural pathway that leads me to the behavior is the problem.
If I stop a behavior, it will come back, unless I…
- remove the lie at the root of the behavior, and
- replace the neural pathway that leads me to the behavior.
“Where will we get these new thoughts? (Hint: we won’t get them from scrolling through social media posts, listening to our favorite playlist, or phoning a friend for their opinion.) “
(Excerpt from my youbible devo this morning winning the war in your mind emphasis added)