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3 Adventures to Plan for a Better Week

A formula for giving yourself something to look forward to

Illustration: Dora Godfrey

As pandemic life drags on, many of us are appreciating (and/or missing) the joy of having something to look forward to. An upcoming party gives structure to a weekend. A planned beach vacation makes the winter doldrums bearable. Some research has found that anticipating positive events can reduce




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Laura Vanderkam

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Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management books including Off the Clock and 168 Hours. She blogs at

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