Have you ever wished you had more self-control? Depending on the task at hand — dieting, avoiding procrastination, cutting down your spending — begging the universe for more self-control has probably been doing the opposite of what you want. According to a March 2017 study, the conscious desire for more self-control can actually give you less.
If You Want It, You (Don't) Got It
Self-Control Is an Infinite Resource
Written by Anna Todd May 16, 2017
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