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PSHE | Relationships and health

Why is it so hard to break bad habits?

Nail polish that tastes completely foul. Special gloves to cover your fingers. Even tape to cover your nails. The fact that all of these products exist (and that nail-biters buy them) shows just how hard it is to break a bad habit. This TED-Ed video explores the psychology of habits, and provides some tips on how to manage the good and the bad.

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