The burger or the salad? The treadmill or the sofa? Spend or save?
Throughout the course of a single day, choices like these test our willpower repeatedly . . . and sometimes the choices we make can leave us feeling like a failure.
If you’ve ever made a vow to practice better self-control, you know how much of a challenge it can be.[bctt tweet=”According to Kelly McGonigal, PhD, willpower is trainable. @RuthBuczynski”]
But change is possible. According to Kelly McGonigal, PhD, willpower is trainable. She’ll show you how to get started by breaking apart the idea of willpower so you can see the skill sets you need in order to do difficult things.
Click on the video below to check it out – it’s just 4 minutes.
Strengthening willpower is possible, and knowing how to do it could be the catalyst your clients need to start making wiser decisions and meeting long-held goals.
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Have you ever helped someone struggling with self-control? How have you learned to exercise willpower successfully in your own life? Please share your comments below.