Self-control is important. It stops you blurting out insensitive things at dinner parties, helps you spend your money on your bills rather than making extravagant purchases and it prevents you from telling your boss what you really think of those last minutes changes of plan. It's a good strategy for short term use but as long term strategy it can be tiring, frustrating and ultimately unsuccessful.Read More
Willpower doesn't exist.
We've all experienced a lack of what we call 'willpower' so we think it must be real. That sounds reasonable until you think about what willpower actually means . Here's why willpower isn't what we think it is.Read More