Procrastinating Day By Day

From Lifehacker:

It’s easy to procrastinate doing something when you know you have a whole year to get it done, but a recent study suggests that telling yourself you have only 365 days instead, can get you into gear. The study, published in the journal Psychological Science and led by Neil A. Lewis Jr. and Daphna Oyserman, suggests that people feel like events and deadlines are closer when they think of them in smaller units. For example, when participants were asked when they would start saving for their retirement—30 years out or 10,950 days out—participants with the days scenario planned to start saving four times sooner than the those told to think in terms of years.

Relevant to my planned resolutions for 2016!

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