Even though some people are being vaccinated for COVID-19 vaccines, most of us will need to deal with the stress of the pandemic for months to come.
Leading minds in behavioural and social sciences share perspectives on changes ahead and give advice how to make it through the pandemic.
The pandemic has served as a reminder that unexpected events can change our life plans, and has also made it difficult to plan for 2021.
New Year's resolutions are usually an opportunity to think about long-term goals. The uncertainty and restrictions of COVID-19 make 2021 a good year to focus on ways to help yourself in the short-term.
Behavioral science has ideas about how to keep on track beyond January.
Forget being super self-critical and whipping yourself into shape. There are ways to set yourself up for success that are far kinder and work better.
Ready for all the research-backed tips and tricks for setting a goal and meeting it?
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.
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