Willpower as a Limited Resource; Habits Come to the Rescue

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Willpower wears out during the course of the day making it impossible to resist the cookies sitting out on the counter tempting us (photo by LivligaHome).
There is recent research that has identified willpower as a limited resource. By our own personal experience I think we know this to be true. Why is it, for instance, it is always at the end of the day when we are tired, having fought off food urges all day, that we finally give in to drinking that glass of wine we didn’t want to drink or eat that sweet we swore we weren’t going to touch? Our willpower fails us because it is exhausted after a hard day too. Click here to read the entire article...

Re-posted from Sheila's Blog on TheEpochTimes.com.

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