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Many people thinks it takes 21 days to build a new habit but a study has shown that on average, it's more around the 66 day mark.

 

Personally I think the longer one has had the habit, the longer it will take to break away completely 

 

https://www.healthline.com/health/how-long-does-it-take-to-form-a-habit#base-figure

 

What are your thoughts? 

 

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Habits more like 1-2 weeks. For example I put the same eyeshadow on every single day for 30 years. When it was discontinued I was in a right state but within about 10 days I got used to the new shade. That was a habit.

 

Addiction like smoking  however I would say a lifetime 

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I go with the three weeks to break a habit but I could see how ingrained ones could last longer, especially with smoking...

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Smoking is not just a Habit ....it's a Addiction ....

Which would take longer...than say ...having Orange juice instead of pineapple juice ....

Some changes come much easier than others .

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The actions of smoking seemed to disappear immediately with. Holding something between my fingers or my lips. Things like that just stopped. I hardly noticed that I didn’t do them anymore. Easy Peasy. That craving for nicotine? That is an addiction. So totally NOT the same as a habit. Not even close. 

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