Can You Engineer Your Life to Make it Easier?

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This is Stanford professor BJ Fogg:

Goals are harmful unless they guide you to make specific behaviors easier to do. Don’t focus your motivation on doing Behavior X. Instead, focus on making Behavior X easier to do.

In a society that glorifies willpower and discipline and blood, sweat and tears, we rarely talk about making things easier for ourselves.