Small Changes or Life Overhaul? The Answer May Surprise You

You’ve decided it is time to take better care of yourself.

You want to lose a few pounds, eat more vegetables and less donuts, exercise more, and kick some other not-so-good habits (like smoking, maybe).

All of these changes are very important to you, but isn’t trying to work on too many things at once a bad idea?

A life overhaul would be overwhelming, and would set you up for failure, right?

Focusing on changing one thing at at time is probably more sensible and realistic.

Or is it?

Maybe, just maybe, you are selling yourself short.

New research strongly suggests that we tend to seriously underestimate our ability to change our lives for the better.

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