Positive habits are hugely significant in helping us along in life. They teach us to be disciplined and responsible and encourage us to put the values that drive us into practice. These attributes make it easier to achieve our goals.
One positive aspect of being on the autism spectrum is that many of us are naturally inclined to want routines and consistency. One of the criteria for being diagnosed with autism is the person must have “restricted, repetitive behaviours or activities.” Therefore, I think some autistic people can often have a slight advantage over neurotypical people because they may be more inclined to create habits that contribute to getting things done consistently.
Three things are needed in order to have positive habits: