We've been taught that self-control helps you reach a goal. Experts say these methods are better.
Since I started blogging about childhood nutrition several years ago, I’ve consistently received the same question from parents
New research is poking holes in old studies about willpower.
Psychologist Susan David explains how we can enhance our self-control.
Stop your sugar intake. We all know sugar is bad for our body. If you don't know this yet, read this. Stop chocolate, cakes
Could it be possible, then, for us to program our minds and heart to view happiness as a reachable goal not meant to be achieved sporadically, but one that can be attained independently on a daily basis, starting with small doses?
So by giving up chocolate, sweets, alcohol, or social media for the 40 days of Lent, we can increase our powers of self-control and then exercise those powers in other realms of life where perhaps we struggle with such control.
At home, the lonely consequences are even more devastating. For people with a hot temper, a tiger sits at the gate of emotional
Mindful attention is simply the awareness of thought and feeling in response to a stimulus. The following practice is adapted from mindfulness tradition and Papies' research, and can be done in just a few minutes.
From the time children are small, parents help them to develop self-control. Rightly so, we see this skill as necessary for success in life. Regulating their emotions and impulses allows kids to avoid getting in trouble at school and to behave well during religious services, birthday parties, visits to grandma's house, and play dates.