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Choosing futures #5

February 2, 2012


We ended the last post with a bit of folklore (where there’s a will there’s a way) And yet the previous posts seemed to discount the power of will or “will power” or resolutions – for example New Years Resolutions. Instead we proposed that when the iron is hot (when you’re hurting enough) throw an […]

Choosing your future #1

January 20, 2012


Science says you can choose at least part of your future. Case: Writer’s block. An author is having trouble completing a manuscript – he promises to meet deadlines but keeps failing to do so until … on New Years Eve ┬áhe signs a contract with a friend. He agrees to e-mail him at least ten […]