A trigger is a short ritual you perform before a habit. If you wanted to wake up earlier this might mean the practicing of jumping out of bed as soon as you hear the sound of your alarm.

A possible trigger prior to speech drills could be having a glass of water or juice just moments before starting your drills.  Also a song could be played as a part of the warm up sequence.  A trigger helps condition a new pattern more consistently.

  

A trigger helps condition a new pattern more consistently.

I have included a link to a PDF by Scott Young titled, “How to Change a Habit”.  This is a very informational and goes much further in depth on the subject. 
Enjoy!

http://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/Programs/Preview_HowToChangeAHabit.pdf

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