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Wha it is Willpower?

Wha it is Willpower?

It is the ability to do activities that get us closer to reaching our goals. This can be spending more time going to the gym or getting up earlier, anything that helps us to accomplish our objectives.

Willpower has a lot to do with our planning and self-control. So in order to develop it, we need to be consistent.


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Setting goals

Setting goals

  1. Determine what we want to achieve. The more details the better, for example, some want better health or learn a new skill.
  2. What are you willing to give something in return. Nothing is free, and we will always have to sacrifice something to get some...


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Time Management and Productivity

Time Management and Productivity

It’s so easy to overestimate the importance of one defining moment and underestimate the value of making better decisions on a daily basis.

Almost every habit that we have — good or bad — is the result of many small decisions over time. 


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  • Specific 
  • Measurable
  • Attainable  
  • Realistic 
  • Time-Bound


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How to change our Habits?

How to change our Habits?

  1. Identify each part of the habit, identify what is the true origin of the desire, then the trigger or what makes us start this circle.
  2. Replace or eliminate elements, it can be the trigger or the routine.

Remember it is changing a habit, n...


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How the brain processes habits.

How the brain processes habits.

  • Reminder (the trigger that initiates the behavior)
  • Routine (the behavior itself; the action you take)
  • Reward (the benefit you gain from doing the behavior)


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Techniques to increase willpower:

Techniques to increase willpower:

  • Meditate: sit, free your mind and breathe. Do it for 10 minutes 3 times a week.
  • Pause and Plan: Make decisions thinking in the medium or long term.
  • Pre-commitment: Eliminate possible excuses to face a problem, through the sel...


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"Let curiosity drive you to never stop learning" 💫 Just a student who wants to learn and share some interesting things

These ideas are the techniques and steps I learned to increase productivity, change my habits, and make better decisions. All these are shown in more detail in the course Time Management and Productivity.

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