By your 40s, it may seem like you’re stuck in your ways. You’ve got the same habits—both good and bad—that you’ve been practicing for years, if not decades. But since your 40s are a time where your health, interests, your sleep, and responsibilities undergo significant changes, your habits should, too.
Though researchers recently determined that the “it takes 21 days to learn a new habit” theory is bogus (it actually takes an average of 66 days), what really matters if your motivation. If you’re willing to rethink the ways you have been living, it’s surprising how fast a person can change. So with that in mind, here are 40 habits you’re going to want to make part of your daily life from here on out.