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6 Ways We Get Sidetracked or Swayed

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Frame a situation around a much-cherished goal and you are more likely to stick to that goal and/or sway others to seek it too. That's one of many stories with lessons for sticking to a plan that psychologist and Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino offers in her new book Sidetracked.

From Multi-Tasking to Mindful-Tasking

Carol J. Scott, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol J. Scott, M.D.

Our ability to focus on different things is one of the strengths of our truly incredible brains. It's a skill we would definitely not want to lose. However, psychologists and neurobiologists have both shown that we pay a price when we multitask.

Self-Discipline Isn't Unlimited, But It Can Be Replenished

Kripalu | Posted 03.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

Ever wonder why it's easy to call forth self-discipline one moment, but difficult in another? Several years ago, researcher Dr. Roy Baumeister, a professor of psychology at the University of Florida, pondered the same question.