Present Bias: Why it’s so hard to give a damn about our Future Selves

The “Present Bias” describes our tendency to choose a smaller, immediate reward over a larger reward in the future. Present bias leads us to consistently optimize for our current enjoyment, forever putting off the harder things that set our future selves up for success, such as eating healthier, saving more, or making progress on our goals. Here’s what you can do about it:

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