Do You Schedule Your Free Time? Don’t! Study Suggests It Could Make You Unhappy

Do You Schedule Your Free Time? Don’t! Study Suggests It Could Make You Unhappy

Your social calendar might be sucking the joy out of activities that are supposed to be fun or relaxing, according to an upcoming paper co-written by a professor who studies time management. The paper argues that when a leisure activity is planned rather than spontaneous, we enjoy it less. That’s because we tend to mentally lump all our scheduled activities in the same bucket – whether it’s a dentist appointment or grabbing coffee with a friend. And that makes the pleasurable activities more of a chore. “It becomes a part…

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Lose Weight by Altering Your Eating Schedule

Lose Weight by Altering Your Eating Schedule

Weight loss becomes easier if your daily diet is in place. Experts suggest that even minor tweaks in your daily intake – like taking the last meal of the day by the mid-afternoon – can help burn fat and lose weight. According to a latest study – that tested early time-restricted feeding (eTRF) on humans – this meal-timing strategy reduced swings in hunger and altered fat and carbohydrate burning patterns, which may help with losing weight. With eTRF, people eat their last meal by the mid-afternoon and do not eat…

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