New Year resolutions

First of all, I wish you all the best in 2016!

If you haven’t made any New Year resolutions yet, here is some advice from Dan Ariely: setup your priorities.

… I get a lot of requests for all kinds of time-consuming activities very day. In general I try to be helpful, but there are only 24 hours of the day and I already don’t sleep much. So, in reality every time I say yes to something I also say no to other things – and my sad realization is that my process for saying yes and no does not lead to a plate of activities that fits with my priorities. So, in 2016 I am going to try and figure out what my priorities are, and then direct my time in a consistent way with my priorities. …

Dan Ariely

So, what are your priorities this year?

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Happy New Year!

… and here are ‘5 New Year’s Resolutions That Might Actually Work‘ from Dan Ariely:

  1. Order an annual subscription to the Fruit Guy.
  2. Give a good friend the ability to take some money from your bank account if …
  3. Set up an automatic monthly transfer from your checking account into a savings account.
  4. Set up recurring weekly “meetings” with friends or co-workers for workouts.
  5. Get a dog.

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