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Moral Licensing: How Being Good Can Make You Bad

We are quick to beat ourselves up for our apparent lack of willpower. However, the reason why we struggle so much with self-control is often not some innate weakness of our characters, but our lack of understanding of how our minds work. r

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How To Stop Squandering Your Willpower (it’s a limited resource!)

We all want to have more willpower.

However, if you are like most people, you probably experience a vicious cycle of giving in, beating yourself up for it, and then giving in again fairly often. r

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The Science of Self-Control: Can You Increase Your Willpower?

The good news is that we can increase our willpower if we commit to training our brain to be able to exert more willpower regularly. r

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Long Term Productivity vs. Short Term Productivity

We all strive to be more productive, to manage our time better and to get more done in less time. However, this striving to increase productivity often leads to a very stressful life, exhaustion and both mental and physical breakdowns. r