This topic is a true game-changer for most and if you haven’t seen this video yet, it will be an eye-opener.
Here’s a great summary:
Whenever we begin a new plan to make positive changes, willpower enters into the equation. Willpower is something that seems to be needed in order to override indulgent impulses and instead help us keep focused on making better long-term choices. But what exactly is willpower? Is it a personality characteristic? A skill that can be learned? A special type of knowledge? In this eye-opening lecture, Dr. Doug Lisle explains startling new discoveries in the psychology of willpower.
Douglas J. Lisle, Ph.D., received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Virginia. He was appointed Lecturer in Psychology at Stanford University, and is currently the psychologist for The McDougall Wellness Program. He is the Director of Research for the TrueNorth Health Center, and lectures nationally on topics including evolutionary psychology, cognitive therapy, and lifestyle modification. He is in private practice in Santa Rosa, California.