Atomic Habits - James Clear

Atomic Habits

By James Clear

  • Release Date: 2018-10-16
  • Genre: Management & Leadership
Score: 4.5
From 1,216 Ratings


The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 2 million copies sold!

Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results

No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.

If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Here, you'll get a proven system that can take you to new heights.

Clear is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Here, he draws on the most proven ideas from biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Along the way, readers will be inspired and entertained with true stories from Olympic gold medalists, award-winning artists, business leaders, life-saving physicians, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of their field.

Learn how to:
    make time for new habits (even when life gets crazy);
    overcome a lack of motivation and willpower;
    design your environment to make success easier;
    get back on track when you fall off course;
...and much more.

Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits--whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal.


  • Meh

    By Jade_NaAlSi2O6
    Includes some nice tips about starting and sticking with goals. Overall I found this take a bit too simple and tone deaf to oppressive variables in society such as class and race.
  • 5, for sure.

    By Dorian C. G.
    An absolute must read. And not only is this a must read, it provides the tools for outstanding and constant improvement toward life itself.
  • Started off slowly but...

    By ManfromtheSip
    Became the best book I’ve read on personal behavior modification in thirty years. A ~H~
  • Atomic habits

    By Crystaldawnfatta
    Awesome book!
  • One of those life changing books

    By Mikevvv
  • Fresh perspective

    By Mia-A
    I needed to rethink my habits and this gave me a fresh perspective. Really working “my system” to change things.
  • Feel like I understand myself better

    By Darkest Fantasy
    Clarity. That’s one word I’d use to describe Atomic Habits. Imagine you’re wanting to change your life. And imagine that your mind is the sky. Now imagine how many things are up there on autopilot. This book teaches you how to reroute those things (planes; habits), prepare for takeoff (start new habits), and land with intention (end bad habits).
  • Good

    By jlaz7711
  • Great book

    By Tkcarr10
    Definitely has life changing information backed by science. Great read would recommend to anyone looking to break a bad habit.
  • A good and helpful read

    By jallu47
    After reading this book, I got a clear picture about how good habits can be made a part of your everyday life in a systematic manner.