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Be partial to cool over the hot system of willpower

Be partial to cool over the hot system of willpower

  • Willpower's cool system is a rational, thoughtful, & consequence-aware part that helps us look for healthy distractions to keep the mind engaged,
  • The hot system is emotional, impulsive, and encourages rash actions without considering long-term effects.
  • The choice is clear!

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