Boost Energy to Increase Self Control

How do all of those people sticking to their goals muster the willpower to say no to that slice of cake, and yes to the gym? Gretchen Rubin has answers.
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When we set goals that will bring us closer to a happier life, we often have to force ourselves to do something we don’t like – go to the gym, say – or resist something we enjoy – have cookies for dessert.

Self-control helps us do these things.

We start each day with a limited amount of self-control, and as we use it, we deplete it. Gretchen Rubin explains the link between energy and self-control, and easy ways we can give ourselves a boost when we need it most.

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