For a happy life, don’t forget hedonism

When it comes to living a happy life, a bit of hedonism may be just as important as keeping your eyes on your goals, researchers say.

U. Zurich • futurity
July 27, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: stress goals emotions happiness self-control health-and-medicine

To find success, practice a strategic mindset

Experiments indicate that the learnable strategic mindset gets people where they want to go.

National University of Singapore • futurity
June 29, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: goals motivation society-and-culture strategy

‘Prehabilitation’ preps body and mind for surgery

"Prehabilitation" not only helps patients get physically and mentally ready for surgery, it also can reduce costs and get them home more quickly.

Kara Gavin-U. Michigan • futurity
Jan. 21, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: surgery goals hospitals recovery health-and-medicine well-being

Self-determination helps young adults with autism succeed

Focusing on the strengths, rather than the deficits, of young adults with autism can help them succeed, research suggests. Self-determination is key.

Brian Consiglio-Missouri • futurity
Jan. 14, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: teenagers autism goals young-adults motivation health-and-medicine

Save your New Year’s resolutions for spring

"January is probably the hardest month of the year to change behaviors." Here's the case for swapping New Year's resolutions for "spring renewal."

Brandie Jefferson-WUSTL • futurity
Dec. 20, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: seasons goals holidays motivation weather featured society-and-culture

Find greater success by embracing ‘soft’ deadlines

Project managers ought to embrace uncertainty, say researchers.

Gabe Cherry-Michigan • futurity
April 19, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: goals society-and-culture time workplaces

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