(This article is part of our series on Habits.)
You decide very firmly that you will not nag and scream at your kids, come what may.
And the very next minute your kids do the one thing that you just cannot stand. And before you know it, you are screaming at them like only a raving lunatic, or a very frustrated parent, can. And things go downhill faster than you can say “Not agaaaain!”
Yep. We’ve all been there.
I just happened to be there (for the umpteenth time!) while I was reading the book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business.
And suddenly a light bulb went on.