Imagine you are studying English. Perhaps you are learning new words or expressions.But then you feel the need to check your phone. Perhaps you look on social media.You return to your studies, only to look again at your phone a short time later.This process, when repeated many times, could reduce your ability to learn new material.Today, on Education Tips, we will explore how you can break bad habits, such as repeatedly checking your phone.In an earlier Education Tips story, we explored habits.Habits are ways of dealing with issues in your environment. You often do not think about them.In the earlier report, we discussed how habits are made. Now, a quick reminder for you.James Clear, in his book Atomic Habits, describes a four-step process by which habits are made.These steps are cue, craving, response, and reward.A cue is a signal. It tells your brain to do something: to begin a behavior.