Why New Year’s Resolutions Actually Work Astoundingly Well

This might come in handy as encouragement for yourself or as a factoid to share as you celebrate the new year. The key is this: «If you’re looking to jumpstart a new behavior, consider starting by engineering a moment that feels like a break from the past.» (That random moment in time when 2021 turns into 2022 is as simple as it gets in terms of engineering.)

From Weekly Filet #375, in December 2021.

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