Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.
It refers to how we predict our future emotions and how certain life events will affect them.
We’re generally pretty bad at it—and that impacts our productivity, our goal setting, and our overall happiness
The main barriers to accurate affective forecasting:
“Our ability to look into the future and think about what will make us most happy is the way that we get to a present that pleases us.”
Affective forecasting is forcing you to view your goals through the lens of what you really want, what will make you happy, and how achieving those goals will make you feel.
It’s a practice that helps you confront peer pressure, other people’s expectations and learned behaviors.
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