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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution and Achieve Your Goals
To change your life, consider the easy route.
To Make Better Decisions, Rely on Your Imagination More Than Your Willpower
Picture your life as a chain reaction of related events.
To Keep Your New Year’s Resolution, Use Your Own Laziness to Your Advantage
How to get the most self-improvement for the least effort.
how people change
To Change Your Life, Learn How to Trust Your Future Self
How to change for the better, for good.
Here’s the Most Effective Way to Say No to Things You Don’t Want to Do
All it takes is a slight wording tweak.
Forget Willpower — Try Avoiding Temptation Instead
It’s a lot easier to achieve your goals when you don’t have to worry about exercising self-control.
Turning Off Your Phone Is an Underrated Behavioral Intervention
It sounds obvious, but when’s the last time you actually did it?
Try As You Might, You Can’t Keep Weight Off With Willpower
Sheer force of will is not enough for the majority of people.
Willpower (or Lack of It) Is the Wrong Way to Think About Weight
Self-control is highly overrated when it comes to dieting.
André Leon Talley Is Tinkering on Wearable Tech With Will.i.am
Wearables are the new Uggs.
How to Trick Yourself Into Eating Healthier
Weird willpower science at your service.