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More Habits than Goal to achieve New Year Resolution

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You have done your best in 2018. You want to change and/or improve something in 2019. So it’s pretty normal to go ahead with new year resolution.

Losing weight, learning language, passing the exam, getting/changing job, You name it.

However, let me remind this unfortunate fact (I am taping the wood now)…out of 100 people who make resolution, 92 of them abandon their resolution. That leaves only 8% of successful people. If it’s true, something must be wrong with resolution making. So through the main point of this pointーmore habits than goalーI hope to contribute to improve this statistic in a long run.

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Play, Laughter and Learning

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〜You’re 30 times more likely to laugh if you’re with somebody else than if you’re alone〜

(Sophie Scott, Cognitive neuroscientist)

These days, I am laughing a lot, be it through a stand up comedy I went to see or Japanese variety channes, workshop in a job, you name it.

Study has shown that laughter has great benefit on the health: it reduces stress, blood pressure, risk of heart attack (unless you laugh too much all of a sudden), etc.

But what about the connection between laughter and learning? Although it is not as obvious as the one with the health, it seems to have a link. Continue reading