Proper Resolutions

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Stop smoking, drink less, play more sports … We’ve all been there, resolved that. Here are five ways to really improve the rest of your life. 

1 WEAR MORE RED

Psychologists have determined that people are more attractive in photographs with a red frame. Unlucky in love? A couple of items of red clothing will help. A pair of scarlet-hued boxers, at the very least. 

2 HAVE SEX FOUR TIMES A WEEK

A Greek study has shown that people who have sex at least four times a week earn 3 percent more than those who only do it once. Or only want it once. Or can only have it once. 

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Regular sex has been show to have a positive effect on income gains. 

3 DON’T GET PROMOTED

If you do more than your job requires of you, you’ll move up the career ladder—until you reach the rung that’s beyond you. Or so says the Peter Principle, and many a boss is living proof of the fact. 

4 PROCRASTINATE PROPERLY

Do you like putting things off? Scientists have discovered that’s not a bad thing. People who consciously put things off deal better with pressure and surf the adrenaline wave. 

5 DON’T GO ON GUT INSTINCT 

Intuition is misleading because we can’t rely on our environment. So only make considered decisions. Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman has thought long and hard about it. 

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