A helpful approach for improving self-control is to rethink temptation. Focusing on cravings abstractly—not concretely—can help you meet long term goals.
You know how tempting detailed food photos can be, and how hard to resist! In this lesson on improving self-control, apply a psychology trick to limit cravings.
Many psychology researchers believe that self-control is like a muscle. You can strengthen it through exercise, and it gets weaker after being used too much.
You might feel discouraged if you're trying to develop self-control, so try this lesson on tips for practicing willpower, just like working out at the gym!
The truth about willpower is that it's not actually a physical resource. If you believe that you can overcome self-control fatigue, you can meet your goals!
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