Want to Know How to Stick to Your Goals? Make Yourself a Pinky Promise.

It’s a surefire way to make you do what you say you’ll do.

Nir Eyal
Nir Eyal
Sep 20 · 4 min read
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People have a long history of breaking promises, to themselves and to others. It’s not lying, per se — rather, it’s a lack of follow-through.

We say we’re going to exercise four times a week, or finish that big project…