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Avoid willpower depletion

Building willpower is similar to building muscle. Continually exercising without giving yourself a break is not the best way to increase your strength or performance.

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How to Boost Your Willpower

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Imagination can blunt the cravings that erode your self-control.

If you imagine lying on a peaceful beach, your body will respond by relaxing. If you imagine being late for an important mee...

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You can even use your imagination to keep unwanted thoughts away.

Every time that unwanted thought occupies your mind, consciously think about something pleasant instead.

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When people are stressed, they tend to fall back on ingrained habits - regardless if they are helpful or harmful.
Start responding to mild stressors with better choices. The more you strengthen ...

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One step at a time

People give up because they feel overwhelmed by the enormity of the goal they must accomplish.

Break the goal down into manageable pieces and line them up in a sequence t...

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It takes an immense amount of effort to suppress your normal personality, preferences, and behaviors.

Hold true to your own internal goals and desires.

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Have a plan

People with high willpower use it to avoid getting themselves into a crisis.

If you can’t prevent temptation, make a plan in advance for what you are going to do instead of...

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