Setting attainable goals makes us happier, even if we fail

Sometimes less really is more.

When following goals, people pay attention to progress more than they do to setbacks

Hopes are high this time of year, but before your make your New Year’s resolution you might want to consider an important cognitive bias: when following goals, progress is given a lot more consideration than setbacks. Say your resolution is to lose weight, so next year you’ll be on a diet. Chances have it, according to a study made by¬†University