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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?