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Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson: How to reach your goals

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Setting and achieving goals is one of those things in life that we think we know how to do but often really don’t. 
Unfortunately, conventional wisdom like “just think positive” and picturing yourself having achieved your goals actually isn’t wise. In fact, there’s a good deal of evidence that this sort of thinking can set you up for failure, says my guest on tonight’s show, social psychologist Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson.
Join us tonight as Halvorson helps us tap into the power of scientifically based thinking on how to succeed. Halvorson will lay out the nuances from the science that will help you set realistic goals, maintain your willpower, and deal with the bumps along the way, whatever your goal is: whether it’s losing weight, improving your relationship, getting a better job, or succeeding with a new business.
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