In his book Drive, Daniel Pink tells us we like feeling in control of our lives. We strive for autonomy and want to feel like we’re the ones directing it. Meal plans give us the feelings of organization and control that we’re looking for. They provide that quick hit of feel good dopamine much like a to-do list does.
But just like a to-do list meal planning makes us feel much more productive than we actually are. Planning out your meals […]