Being Well Podcast: How to Build Habits with Charles Duhigg
February 17, 2020

We all want to build good habits, but doing so is often easier said than done. Charles Duhigg joins the podcast to help us learn how to do just that.

Charles Duhigg is the author of The Power of Habit, a classic bestseller about the science of habit formation in our lives, companies and societies, and Smarter Faster Better, which focuses on the science of productivity. He was a reporter at the New York Times for a decade, where he was part of a team that won a  Pulitzer prize for explanatory reporting in 2013.

If you’d like to hear more from Charles, you can listen to his wonderful podcast How To! with Charles Duhigg.


  • 01:19: What got you into the study of habits?
  • 03:30: Charles Duhigg on how we can change our habits?
  • 11:56: Is there a difference between how we change internal habits vs. external ones?
  • 18:40: You’ve been around a lot of very happy, successful people. You’ve also been around a lot of very successful people who aren’t happy. What are the key differences between the two groups? 
  • 25:13: A message to your younger self.

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