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Self Control

  1. self control
    5 Simple Strategies to Save More Money This YearHere’s where to start.
  2. science of us
    To Change Your Life, Consider the Easy RouteThe psychological case for not trying very hard.
  3. self control
    25 Famous Women on Their Guilty PleasuresGwyneth Paltrow, Martha Stewart, Taraji P. Henson, and more on indulgences they can’t turn down.
  4. Wishing for More Self-Control Can BackfireIn a new study, it actually made people worse at tasks that required self-control.
  5. self-control
    When Pleasure Makes Us Hate OurselvesFrom the viewpoint of classic conditioning theory, this kind of hedonic flip-flop doesn’t make much sense.
  6. To Keep Your New Year’s Resolution, Use Your Own Laziness to Your AdvantageHow to get the most self-improvement for the least effort.
  7. how people change
    To Change Your Life, Learn How to Trust Your Future SelfHow to change for the better, for good.
  8. The Mistake That Makes Healthy Eating So Much HarderWhy force yourself to have kale if you don’t even like it?
  9. Here Is a Good Reason to Avoid Speaking to Humans When Ordering FoodSeamless forever.
  10. Why You Keep Signing Your Future Self Up for Stuff You Don’t Actually Want to DoIf you don’t want to go to that thing today, you won’t want to go next week, either.
  11. shes the boss
    How to Boss Yourself AroundIt’s time you started listening to you. 
  12. diets
    Willpower (or Lack of It) Is the Wrong Way to Think About WeightSelf-control is highly overrated when it comes to dieting.
  13. psychology
    Watch Stephen Colbert Fail the Marshmallow TestBecause of course he fails the marshmallow test.
  14. An Indulgent Life Isn’t Necessarily a Happy LifeSelf-control is hard. But it’s worth it (apparently).