Willpower For Dummies shows you how to train, strengthen,
and improve your willpower in seven easy steps! Written by a
clinical psychologist and cognitive therapist, the book proves that
willpower can be learned like any other skill, and provides tons of
practical exercises and strategies you can start using today.
You'll learn how willpower works inside the brain, and how choosing
goals and identifying challenges can affect your success. The book
stresses the importance of patience, rewards and being kind to
yourself, and walks you through the techniques that will keep you
on the right track, even on your worst days.
The mind works in two different ways: the long view and the
short view. Controlling which aspect wins out is the key to
willpower. Willpower For Dummies breaks this complex science
down into easily digestible bits, written in plain English with a
dash of humour. You'll find scientifically robust guidance toward
strengthening your willpower just like a muscle, and expert advice
on training your brain to work with you instead of against you.
Discover the most important factors in building
Learn how to set goals and how to train your willpower
Practice simple willpower-strengthening exercises
Employ coping strategies for when you're about to break
Whether you're trying to lose weight, quit smoking or just work
harder, rest assured that you can do it?regardless of past
failures and false starts. Willpower is not a trait, but a skill.
Everyone can learn it, and everyone can make it stronger.
Willpower For Dummies walks you through the process,
teaching you the skills you need for lasting success.