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Is There Such a Thing as “Shame” Power?

Why shame can both help and hurt self-control A recent blog post I wrote has been generating debate ...
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Whither Willpower?

Addiction and Self-Control More Generally Addiction is confusing.  Both to the addict, as we're told.  And of course also ...
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Addiction Is Not a Failure of Willpower

Does new work on willpower reinscribe old moral beliefs about addicts? Willpower is a popular subject ...
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8 Ways to Boost Your Self-Control

Some self-discipline strategies, like gargling sugar-water, aren't obvious. Some people seem to have tons of self-control — they ...
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Improving Self-Control by Enhancing Working Memory

Working Memory Capacity (WMC) Working memory and attention are closely related concepts. Working memory is defined as the ability ...
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10 Strategies for Developing Self-Control

The elements of enduring and sustained change Good intentions are not enough. Sticking to one’s plan ...
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Compulsive Choices in Addiction?

How do I approach clients who feel out of control? Is addiction an issue of bad choices or is it ...
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My anxiety is keeping me from focusing

Welcome to Part 2 of my 3-part series on anxiety. I’m sure I’ll be talking ...
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Instant Gratification vs Delayed Gratification

Carrie Fisher once said, “Instant gratification takes too long” and you know if anyone understands it’s Carrie. I ...
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The Link Between Weight and Bipolar Disorder

If you’re like half the population of the United States, you’ve been worried about your weight at ...
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