When using the Habita app, our users will have to go through the following steps in the right order:
Just as with any type of behaviour, taking your medication on time starts with a trigger that would set off the routine in question. Keeping your pills on the counter could act as such a trigger, since when you see your pills sitting there, their presence reminds you that you have to take them.
However, behavioural research shows that the most effective triggers are in fact the habits you already have. For example, if you eat breakfast at home, you can link your medication intake to your morning coffee or tea, or other habits you practice every morning (like brushing your teeth).