(BC Passport ) Does your memory of a trip go downhill fast? Change things up to create more distinct memories.
How to Make the Most of Time on Vacation
JANUARY 05, 2013Dan Ariely, Ask Ariely
On your next trip, try to make the days more different from one another. For instance, if you were on a ski trip, you could try snowboarding one day, take a lesson on another day, or just change your ski equipment from time to time. You could take a day off from skiing and go sledding or meet the locals. The ability to differentiate that day from the other days will help you to categorize the vacation as a series of distinct experiences rather than as one big glob of skiing. It will let you get more joy from the memory of these experiences.Read more: WSJ