Habit

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Habit

A normal custom of an individual or group. Habits greatly influence economic behavior at both the micro- and macro- levels. For example, one may develop the habit of only shopping at certain stores, whether or not they have the best products or prices. Likewise, the majority of farmers in a country may only grow certain crops, whether or not those are the best for the land or the market. Habits may be positive or negative, and are often both, depending on one's perspective.
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Break the Habit Any single element will not make your life perfect.
Members of Castle and Minster who want to know more about the treatment should phone Break The Habit on 0800 007 5052.
If you find it difficult to break the habit wear cotton socks or slippers indoors to help you resist the urge.
More than three-quarters (78 percent) of non-smokers want their smoking friends and relatives to break the habit beginning in the New Year.
So the sacked Sky Sports pundit, 55, couldn't break the habit last night when, looking pensive, he left his Midlands home with fiancee Rachel Lewis.
Having said that, I must break the habit of hanging around in physio rooms.
The earlier children start to smoke the more difficult it will be for them to break the habit.
The North Eastern Health Board has arranged for a team of experts to be brought in to help smokers break the habit.
For a person who starts smoking as a teen, it takes 18 years to break the habit.
appearance Wednesday at Moorpark Senior Center headlined ``Smoking Cessation - Let's Do It,'' Wallace will explain what programs are available to East Ventura County seniors who want to break the habit.