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Willpower Doesn't Work

Willpower Doesn't Work

by Benjamin Hardy

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BENJAMIN HARDY

Success isn’t that difficult; it merely involves taking twenty steps in a singular direction. Most people take one step in twenty directions.

BENJAMIN HARDY

If you want a different life, you must be a different person.

The Premise

Getting enough self-discipline to get stuff done is tough. What if there was a way you could become ultra-productive and reach your dreams without having to just push through in misery?

Here is how:

  • Intentionally design your environment for success instead of worrying about will...

Intentionally Design Your Environment

If we can intentionally design our environment, we’ll make improving ourselves easy.

The two types of evolution:

  • Natural Evolution, which is where organisms evolve based on their situations. 
  • Domesticated Evolution, that involves controll...

Designate Specific, Separate Places For Work and Play

“Work hard, play hard” is a good mantra to live by but it needs some adjusting for this day and age. We need to add the idea that we must do each in a different place if we want to be the most efficient.

When you intentionally designate one space for work and one for play, you opti...

Eliminate Stuff That Requires Willpower To Resist

When designing your environment for success, take this no-nonsense attitude into your efforts.

Start by clearing up your phone from distractions. Get rid of the time-waster apps that are your go-to’s when you’re tired or bored from working.

If you’re trying to eat healthier and lose ...

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