Test: What’s stopping you from making a new start?
Failure, betrayal, loss or even unexpected blessings: some things in life stop us in our tracks, making it difficult to move on. Take our test to discover what’s holding you back. By Flavia Mazelin Salvi and Michel Lejoyeux for Psychologies France
Why is it so tricky to change a habit? We all know deep down it’s hard. And it isn’t fast either: new research suggests that on average it takes about 66 days to turn even a small change into a routine habit. But it is possible, says Martha Roberts. And even tiny changes can have a ripple effect that eventually creates big results