Episode Summary: I discuss the main ideas from the book “Atomic Habits” to help you achieve your goals in 2021.
English Level: B1 🇨🇦
- The 1% Rule (1:15)
- Focus on systems, not goals (5:04)
- The importance of environment (13:05)
- Identity instead of goals (16:52)
- emerge (verb): become apparent or prominent.
- push-ups (noun): Liegestütze
- recommend (verb): advise or suggest (something) as a course of action.
- susceptible (adjective): likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.
- temptation (noun): the desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise.
- devour (verb): eat (food or prey) hungrily or quickly.
- level-headed (adjective): having or showing sound judgment : sensible.
Phrases to Remember
- make time for something: to cause an amount of one’s time to be available to do something for or with (someone)
- to chip away at something: remove small pieces by hitting with tool.
- to add up: increase in amount, number, or degree.
- to run in the family: [for a characteristic] to appear in many (or all) members of a family.
- to get sleep: to succeed in beginning to sleep.
- to stick to something: you continue doing, using, saying, or talking about it, rather than changing to something else.
- to put in the time: to dedicate a certain amount of your time to a specific activity. The implication is usually that you are making a special effort.
Mistake to avoid
(incorrect verb) to make someone crazy NOT to turn someone crazy
- Why does Jorge get frustrated when people say he’s talented at languages?
- What’s the 1% rule?
- What happened on the 2nd of January, 2020?
- How did Jorge track (measure) his sugar consumption?
- What are the three habits Jorge developed in 2020?
- How did improving his sleep quality change Jorge’s life?
- What’s the habit that Jorge recommends above all others?
- What has Jorge done to make it easier for him to train (workout)?
- Freeletics app
- Duolingo app
- Momentum app
- AutoSleep app
- Atomic Habits by James Clear
- 50 Most Common Mistakes Germans Make in English
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