Category: August 2022

🔒 Working for a Delayed Reward Can Boost Goal Persistence

Long-term goals, like losing weight, writing a book, or buying a house, are achieved by consistently completing short-term goals, like working out, reaching a word-count, or saving money (Sharif & Woolley,1). People often start off motivated to reach their long-term goal, but after a couple of days of completing short-term tasks, especially tasks that aren’t…