Jet Lag & Bad Habits

In 1960 a plastic surgeon named Maxwell Maltz observed that it took around 21 days for his patients to get used to their new faces.   He wrote about it in a book called The New Psycho Cybernetics an since it was published many people have adopted the belief that it takes 21 days to make (or break) a habit. There are other studies that suggest it is more like 66 days but it can vary substantially depending on many different factors including your personality and motivation.  I left for New Zealand on February 2nd and returned on February 25th. That’s 23 days of adjusted routine (no routine?) and 23 days of disrupted habits. Continue reading “Jet Lag & Bad Habits”

Jet Lag & Bad Habits