This research provides fresh insights into strategies that can be used to improve the lives of adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and around the world.
The Morrison government's decision to drop vaccination targets goes against decades of research and evidence on the importance of goal-setting.
You might feel you've failed after 'only' recording 9,000 steps when your goal was 10,000. In reality, 9,000 steps might be an achievement. Is it time to ditch specific goals in favour of open goals?
When setting a new year's goals, look closely at the reasoning behind it. Is it something you want to do, or think you should? The answer can help predict the outcome.
Research tells us goal setting is important, but not all goals are created equal. Here are five things to consider when setting goals for your final year in school.
The power of intention only takes us so far. Achieving goals requires strategic infrastructure to overcome obstacles.
What research says about how to stick to your New Year’s resolutions.
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Today, experts will be sharing with us insights into how to make a change in your life -- big or small -- using evidence from the world of academic research.
We often set generic goals, such as to exercise more. Because these don't necessarily tap into our personal motivations, we may not follow through. Goals that are meaningful to you are more effective.
Exercise practitioners are taught to help us set goals to get active. But the way we set goals may be unhelpful, or worse, make it even harder for us to exercise.