November 2011

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Self-Handicapping: Why Making Excuses Hurts You

29 November 2011

It’s natural to make excuses for poor performance but they can be dangerous…

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How to Get More Pleasure from Your Money

21 November 2011

By delaying purchases you can get ‘free pleasure’ from anticipation and uncertainty, plus you’ll make better decisions.

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Buy Less Insurance

15 November 2011

Our minds cope better with negative events than we imagine, so avoid the extended warranty.

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Buy More Experiences and Less Stuff

10 November 2011

Experiences improve with time, resist unfavourable comparisons and are often mentally revisited (unlike stuff).

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