My current emphasis: how to make good habits and break bad ones (really)

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Secret of Adulthood: Doing a Little Work Makes Goofing Off More Fun.

Further Secrets of Adulthood:



This is very true, in my experience. If I do a little work during a vacation, say, I enjoy myself more.

Also, studies show that interrupting a pleasant experience with something less pleasant can intensify your over-all pleasure. For example, surprisingly, commercials actually make TV-watching more fun, and interrupting a massage heightens the pleasure it gives.

Have you found this to be true?