It is over a month since I last graced the pub with my ramblings, and I admit I need to do the courtesy of reading what you have all been saying these past few weeks.
I am trying to change habits. Again. The most sensible advice I have come across is to not to just stop doing something but to replace it with another action - don't leave a void. We all know how nature feels about voids.
Reminds me of something I once read about the buddhist advice on habits, but I can no longer find. Something like this:
The order of dealing with habits:
( If anyone knows the correct phrase or passage I would be grateful.)
You can see how this ancient advice mirrors the thinking of modern Psychologists.
So I am going to write something each night if I can, to hopefully overwrite the folkways in my mind.
Thank you for listening.