Planning to prevent stress? Yes!

In a new study out of Harvard, “25% of our happiness hinges on how well we’re able to manage stress.”¬†Okay. Nothing groundbreaking there. But what did the Harvard prof discover fights off stress the best? Planning! A couple highlights from the article: “Epstein points to his friend, the late Harvard behaviorist B.F. Skinner, as a…… Continue reading Planning to prevent stress? Yes!

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Planning for the new year

Did you make any resolutions for 2011? January’s almost over… How are you doing with those? Several years ago, I realized a truth about myself: I can not keep resolutions. Sweeping statements (I will lose weight! I will re-read all the classics! I will clean out my closets!) are the stuff of resolutions. Unfortunately, unspecific…… Continue reading Planning for the new year