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Overeating; passive aggression; staying in bad relationships; binge drinking; self-medication; procrastination; risk taking; chronic worrying: All of us want to stop indulging in our worst behaviors, but even once banished, our bad habits crawl back and resume control. According to psychotherapist and author Richard O'Connor (Undoing Depression; Happy at Last), our lack of success isn't because we're weak-willed; it's because we have two brains. One, of course, is the conscious, thoughtful brain that appears to rule the day. The other, though less ruminative, is no less potent: It is the automatic brain that takes charge most of the time. In Rewire, Dr. O'Connor sets out to show how cutting-edge research about how the brain really works can help us change our worst habits in the most effective possible way.