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The mental ability used to control and direct your thoughts and actions, or a determination to do something, despite any difficulties or opposition.

 A new book Willpower: Rediscovering our Greatest Strength suggests that people who exercise greater self-control are those who have greater success in life. 

“People with good self-control stay out of trouble and minimise problems”, claims one of its authors, the psychologist Roy Baumeisterk, adding that  willpower is a limited resource which is depleted every time we successfully resist temptation. (BBC news)

Do you show self-restraint?


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This entry was posted on 23/05/2012 by in Emotions, Listening.
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