As the new year approaches, you are likely considering your goals. Researchers have termed this phenomenon the “fresh start effect,” showing that individuals are more likely to start thinking about their goals and priorities when a significant milestone is approaching, such as the start of a new year or a birthday.
However, when formulating your direction for the new year, emerging research suggests that you are likely to overlook an important type of resolution: Doing less.
We are biased to think that more means better. This has led to the ballooning of tasks and responsibilities for so many of us. For example, leaders are eight times more likely to suggest changes that involve adding to the current slate rather than removing from it. Executives now spend 230% more time in meetings than they did in the 1960s, and my research has shown that this increased level of collaboration often causes employees stress. At home, the average house size has increased by almost 1,000 square feet over the last 40 years, and researchers have found that the time that parents spend with their children has increased exponentially over the last five decades, despite more parents working outside the home….
Doing Less to Get More in 2024
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Living Under Democratic Rule
A Survival Guide For Republicans, Conservatives, & Libertarians
Democrats hate the Constitution. They hate individual liberty. They hate freedom. But they didn’t just wake up this morning snarling and twirling their handlebar mustaches, born with an innate desire to be “the bad guys.”
Democrats’ hatred for your liberty has a driving force: the need to control
Living Under Democrat Rule will first take you a little deeper into what makes Democrats such a problem. Then we’ll explain how important it is to your well-being to be smarter than the Democrats.