Check out this article about habits. Pretty interesting. The basic point is that we all have habits that we are trying to develop, but what most people don’t recognize is the domino effect. The domino effect relates to unintended consequences (or benefits). For example, decreased leisure time could be a goal, and with that goal would come increased productivity in some way. However, it is also true that with decreased leisure time comes (for most) decreased fat intake.

The domino effect: How to create a chain reaction of good habits