“TODAY talked with two experts, including Katherine Milkman, to find out which resolutions are hardest to keep, and how you can still tackle them.”
December 30, 2016
“It can be hard to overcome the inertia of inaction or bad habits, but the positive expectations about “next week,” “next month,” or “next year” might help people to get going. Indeed, researchers have found that people do at least take the first step on these new beginnings.”
December 29, 2016
“Studies show that even arbitrary, nonessential objects can become powerful cues for memory. Which goes to show it’s not just priceless family jewels or heirlooms that make for memory cues; they can be anything imbued with meaning. Earlier this year, psychologists Todd Rogers and Katherine Milkman published a paper demonstrating this neatly.”
December 23, 2016
It can be hard to motivate yourself to go to the gym after a grueling day at the office. Use temptation bundling to help get you off the couch and back on the treadmill.
December 7, 2016
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