habituation

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Synonyms for habituation

being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions

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So are we too fixated on breaking bad habits for just a short time, whilst ignoring the fact that for things to improve permanently, we need to replace bad with good habits?
The frequency distributions and reliabilities of two items, Q2 ("I have a hard time breaking bad habits") and Q12 ("Sometimes I can't stop myself from doing something, even if I know it is wrong"), are given in Table 2 to illustrate the recommended method of assessment.
Breaking Bad Habits: Defy Industry Norms and Reinvigorate Your Business
Aspiring entrepreneurs will learn how to drive sustainable business growth by: Breaking bad habits? and developing good ones; Managing your time and money more effectively; Hiring the right people for the right job; Minimizing the effort required to perform basic tasks; Motivating staff to be mission-focused; Creating "free" time to feed an innovative side
Breaking bad habits requires careful planning and creativity.
"Hypnotherapy is extremely helpful for breaking bad habits while one-to-one counselling can help get to the very root of the problem and in turn make them easier to treat."
Sears offers more specific goals including building self-confidence, breaking bad habits, overcoming exam nerves, and adjusting to relationship break-ups.