Category Archives: Habits

Chocolate, red wine, and nicotine patches

It’s party time! Day 1 of my attempt to quit smoking sees all my drugs of choice lined up – chocolate, red wine, and a swag of nicotine patches. Plus, of course, Robin Hood series 3, with the incomparable Richard … Continue reading

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Bad habits and brains

I’ve got so many bad habits they virtually have to queue up for my attention. But bad habits don’t mean you’re a bad person. Bad habits, and good habits too, form in response to neurochemistry: we do things that make … Continue reading

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