Stop Your Brain from Fantasizing

Trying to make improvements to your life? Trying to lose weight or accomplish a new goal?

Read this post from Lifehacker about how your brain impedes you from accomplishing your goal.


Your brain can hurt your goals by fantasizing too much

Would you believe that fantasizing is the #1 way your brain unintentionally ruins your goals? It seems unlikely, right? The thing is, the proof is in the pudding (or in this case, the research): psychologists have found that while positive thinking about the future is broadly beneficial, too much fantasy can haveĀ disastrous results on achieving goals. Researchers tracked the progress of how people cope with four different types of challenges.

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