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Willpower is like a muscle

Willpower is like a muscle

Willpower is something that you can train. Willpower is like a muscle, it gets stronger the more you exercise it.

It’s the same with any task that requires brain power, it gets easier the more you do it. Your brain is a muscle. It gets stronger the more you use it.

According to psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, flow is when a person doing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energy, focus, and enjoyment. Flow is characterized by complete absorption in what one is doing and loss of one’s sense of space and time.

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These ideas helped me to make my work ethic effective , it made me do work I did in 5 hours to 2 hours . Not bad if you are just starting out and think going to bed having done everything with relaxed mind very few people get that type of sleep

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Willpower is like a muscle

Willpower is like a muscle

Just like going to the gym and building up strength, the more you train your willpower by accomplishing tasks on a consistent basis, the more you’ll have of it.

Build Willpower

Willpower is like a muscle. When you overuse it, it gets tired. But exercising it over time will make it stronger.

You want to rely on habits and exercise willpower steadily.

When Not to Take a Break

When you are in a state of “flow” it is not good to take a break.

“Flow” is characterized by complete absorption in the task, seemingly effortless concentration, and pleasure in the task itself.

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