They behaved even less aggressively than people „without a mirror.” „Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength” by Roy F. Baumeister, John Tierney
Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength – by Roy F. Baumeister, John Tierney
The Restraint Bias: How the Illusion of Self-Restraint Promotes Impulsive Behavior” from Psychological Science, Volume 20 Issue 12, Pages 1523 – 1528
Blaming yourself decreases willpower. Forgiveness raises it. „Study after study shows that self-criticism is consistently associated with less motivation and worse self-control. It is also one of the single biggest predictors of depression, which drains both „I will” power and „I want” power. In contrast, self-compassion— being supportive and kind to yourself, especially in the […]
„…people who had told themselves „Not now, but later” were less troubled with visions of chocolate cake than the other two groups… Those in the postponement condition actually ate significantly less than those in the self-denial condition…” „Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength Hardcover” by Roy F. Baumeister, John Tierney
and perseverance. It helped participants of the study to avoid TV and unhealthy eating. But question „How I do something” hadn’t already such an good effect. Fujita, Kentaro; Trope, Yaacov; Liberman, Nira; Levin-Sagi, Maya; Construal levels and self-control; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol 90(3), Mar 2006, 351-367.
… for a reward than children who thought about sad things or rewards during the test. Children with cheerful thoughts were able to think about: „You can also think about singing songs, or playing with toys, or anything that is fun to think of. ” Children in the sad group thought: „You can also think […]
Iris W. Hung and Aparna A. Labroo. “From Firm Muscles to Firm Willpower: Understanding the Role of Embodied Cognition in Self-Regulation.” Journal of Consumer Research. Vol. 37, No. 6 (April 2011), pp. 1046-1064