Category: Secrets of People With Extraordinary Willpower

Stop Throwing Yourself Down the Stairs!

Here’s the scenario. The dog was acting like an overtired lunatic and I needed to put her in the crate so she would stop biting, which made her whine, which…
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5 Keys to Make it Easier to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

‘Tis the season to make resolutions. Depressing statistics thrown around this time of year inform us that very few possess a level of self-control to make New Year’s resolutions last…
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How to Gain Control When You’re Stuck in a Willpower Rut

“On one level, wisdom is nothing more than the ability to take your own advice.” – Sam Harris Two months ago, I was happy, productive, and excited for summer. I…
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The Surprisingly Simple Way to Become a Total Rock Star

It’s such a popular fantasy these days to become rich and famous. After all, it could quite literally happen to anybody. The floor is open. Grab a mic and start…
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What a Bird Taught Me About Success (seriously)

Photo credit: Rodney Campbell / Creative Commons It was a sunny Saturday. I should have felt relaxed and happy, but my mind was whirring with details. I was stressed about…
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The Top Willpower Secret You’ve Never Heard of

When people think about willpower, they usually imagine forcing themselves to do what they don’t want to do. “I don’t want to get up early to exercise, but I guess…
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