People eat more when you give them a bigger container. Period.”
Note: Embarrassingly simple
Let’s be blunt here: Clocky is not a product for a sane species. If Spock wants to get up at 5:45 a.m., he’ll just get up. No drama required.
Note: Questioning the sanity of needing a clock that runs away from you with its alarm blaring in order to get up on time.
Dozens of studies have demonstrated the exhausting nature of self-supervision. For instance, people who were asked to make tricky choices and trade-offs—such as setting up a wedding registry or ordering a new computer—were worse at focusing and solving problems than others who hadn’t made the tough choices.
Note: another argument for eliminating unnecessary choices
So when you hear people say that change is hard because people are lazy or resistant, that’s just flat wrong. In fact, the opposite is true: Change is hard because people wear themselves out.
Note: A (slightly) more positive view of why people struggle with change