The seed of every habit is a single, tiny decision. If you want better results, then forget about setting goals. Focus on your system instead.. The more you repeat a behavior, the more you reinforce the identity associated with that behavior. Science of how habits work. Cue (noticing the reward). Craving (wanting the reward). Response (obtaining the reward). Reward. How to create a good habit. Craving (Make it attractive). Cue (Make it obvious). Response (Make it easy). Reward (Make it satisfying). How to break a bad habit. Cue (Make it invisible). Response (Make it difficult). Craving (Make it unattractive). Reward (Make it unsatisfying). Make a habits scorecard to identify your good/bad habits.