Friday, January 01, 2010

Sorry, New Year's resolutions are those most likely to fail

So says British psychologist Richard Wiseman.

Here's why:

Since the most popular New Year's resolution is weight loss, it's important to be aware that starving the brain of calories—even for just a few hours—can impact behavior. Skipping meals makes it significantly harder to summon up the strength to, say, quit cigarettes. Even moderation must be done in moderation.

Absolutely fascinating!

Oh, and here are innovative tips for losing weight, among them:

. Tap your foot
. Get enough sleep
. Leave 25 percent of your food on the plate

Happy new year.

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