Little Happier - The Danger of Finish Lines, According to Kurt Vonnegut
Setting a finish line can help people reach a goal, but it can actually can undermine the process of forming a habit. In a letter to his son, renowned author Kurt Vonnegut explains why finish lines can be risky for writers.
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