Willpower Author Ros Taylor
ISBN-10 9780857087195
Release 2017-03-20
Pages 176
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Whip your self-control into shape Willpower is the handbook you need for success in all areas of your life. Regardless of what you want to achieve, you need the strength to persevere, forge ahead and keep going no matter how tough it gets. If you find that you allow weakness to take control of getting what you want in life, then you need this book. Written by an expert psychologist and executive coach, these proven techniques are the missing ingredient for your new life of success. Learn the skills that lead to stronger willpower Develop new positive habits in just three weeks Overcome obstacles and break through barriers Find the success you want, and hold on to it long-term Researchers have found that willpower is a better predictor of life and work success than IQ. It's the skill that keeps you moving ahead, blowing past barriers and smashing through any obstacle that dares threaten your progress. It may be the most important skill you ever learn, and your most valuable tool for personal and professional success.


Willpower Author Roy F. Baumeister
Release 2013-05-17
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Can you resist everything except temptation In our hedonistic age it's hard to possess willpower, or even understand why we should need it. But these authors argue that it's the most important factor in achieving success and a happy life and reveal the secrets of self control. (source: Bol.de)


Willpower Author Gillian Riley
ISBN-10 9781446490143
Release 2011-08-31
Pages 224
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You already have willpower. Everyone does. All you need is to learn how to use it. With just a little practice, willpower can work even when you don't feel inspired, when you are faced with your strongest temptations. And the wonderful news is that willpower isn't something that gets handed out to some and not others. It's simply a matter of understanding how to access it and unlock its potential. When you do you'll see just how liberating, exciting and rewarding using willpower can be. Very soon, rather than being your own worst enemy, you'll become your own best friend. Use the brilliant strategies in this book to: - overcome addictive behaviours - quit smoking - take control of overeating - achieve your dreams - enhance your life With a little belief, some confidence and the techniques laid out in this revolutionary book, you'll soon discover just how strong your willpower can be.


Willpower Author Anna Durand
ISBN-10 9781934631577
Release 2013-12-17
Pages 282
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** Book 1 in the award-winning Psychic Crossroads series ** Grace Powell awakened one day with no memory of the previous eight months. Now a relentless enemy hunts her, but she has no clue why. Terrified to trust anyone, Grace has no one to turn to. Except for the sexy stranger who appears out of thin air--literally. David Ransom sacrificed his freedom to protect Grace, yet now he's a stranger to her. If he can't stir her memories, and the secret power buried inside her, they may both fall prey to an invisible foe. The passion flaring between them gives him hope they might save each other. But will unearthing the truth about Grace's past destroy them both?

The Willpower Instinct

The Willpower Instinct Author Kelly McGonigal
ISBN-10 9781101553732
Release 2011-12-29
Pages 272
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Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters. For example, readers will learn: Willpower is a mind-body response, not a virtue. It is a biological function that can be improved through mindfulness, exercise, nutrition, and sleep. Willpower is not an unlimited resource. Too much self-control can actually be bad for your health. Temptation and stress hijack the brain's systems of self-control, but the brain can be trained for greater willpower Guilt and shame over your setbacks lead to giving in again, but self-forgiveness and self-compassion boost self-control. Giving up control is sometimes the only way to gain self-control. Willpower failures are contagious—you can catch the desire to overspend or overeat from your friends­­—but you can also catch self-control from the right role models. In the groundbreaking tradition of Getting Things Done, The Willpower Instinct combines life-changing prescriptive advice and complementary exercises to help readers with goals ranging from losing weight to more patient parenting, less procrastination, better health, and greater productivity at work.

Willpower For Dummies

Willpower For Dummies Author Frank Ryan
ISBN-10 9781118680018
Release 2014-06-05
Pages 224
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Develop rock-solid willpower with evidence-based techniques Willpower For Dummies shows you how to train, strengthen, and improve your willpower in seven easy steps! Written by a clinical psychologist and cognitive therapist, the book proves that willpower can be learned like any other skill, and provides tons of practical exercises and strategies you can start using today. You'll learn how willpower works inside the brain, and how choosing goals and identifying challenges can affect your success. The book stresses the importance of patience, rewards and being kind to yourself, and walks you through the techniques that will keep you on the right track, even on your worst days. The mind works in two different ways: the long view and the short view. Controlling which aspect wins out is the key to willpower. Willpower For Dummies breaks this complex science down into easily digestible bits, written in plain English with a dash of humour. You'll find scientifically robust guidance toward strengthening your willpower just like a muscle, and expert advice on training your brain to work with you instead of against you. Discover the most important factors in building self-discipline Learn how to set goals and how to train your willpower Practice simple willpower-strengthening exercises Employ coping strategies for when you're about to break Whether you're trying to lose weight, quit smoking or just work harder, rest assured that you can do it—regardless of past failures and false starts. Willpower is not a trait, but a skill. Everyone can learn it, and everyone can make it stronger. Willpower For Dummies walks you through the process, teaching you the skills you need for lasting success.

Can t Find the Will Power

Can t Find the Will Power Author Lew Hamburger
ISBN-10 9781609763664
Release 2008-10
Pages 72
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The premise of this book is that most people know what they have to do in life in most circumstances. When we become stuck it s less about knowledge or insight than about a lack of willpower; because the choices seem too tough. I confess: I m a people junkie. I never cease to be amazed by the variety of things people do to and for each other. At times these things are terrifying; more often they re inspiring. Either way, they create constant wonder and awe. We all seem to have the capacity to terrify and/or inspire within us. What follows is an approach to help peel away myriad variables that confuse and immobilize us and reach the basic some would say oversimplified questions and concepts that can bring out the best in us. Being on the top of your game requires thinking ahead, putting yourself in the position you think will be coming and taking the action you think will help you do your best. Above all, it suggests practice, practice, practice. A book for any age because, we all have to find the willpower to do the necessary and right things in life."

The Skinny on Willpower

The Skinny on Willpower Author Jim Randel
ISBN-10 9780981893532
Release 2009
Pages 233
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The Skinny on Willpower is a review and analysis of the subject of self-discipline ... the only separation between mediocrity and excellence in one's pursuit.

Willpower and Self Discipline

Willpower and Self Discipline Author Vernon Dawson
ISBN-10 9781683688389
Release 2013-04-19
Pages 16
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People with higher willpower and self-discipline tend to have a better fitness level, happier than average people, get better scores in tests and make more money. The chances of achieving personal goals are much higher if you have better self-discipline and higher willpower. The opposite is true for all those people who lack these qualities. You tend to see these people get discouraged in the path of following their goals, after a single negative result or some steps in the wrong direction. They treat these mistakes as the end of the world and take decisions which lead to an unsatisfied life. But there is question which you may ask now: are there methods to increase your willpower and self-discipline? The book Willpower and Self-Discipline: 10 Methods to Increase You Willpower is here to help you.

The Willpower to Live

The Willpower to Live Author Jordy Johnson
ISBN-10 9781462864034
Release 2011-06-15
Pages 204
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There has always been ONE word that has acted as a DARK SHADOW in my life, “TROUBLE” It always seems to find me and never seems to leave! Acting as a curse! The only defense I ever had was to THINK AND ACT POSITIVE!! Positive thinking has saved my life in more then one occasion. It can fade all the bad away when needed. I have recently fell fourteen feet from a roof, landing on the cement, “WITH MY HEAD”!! This created a nightmarish three craniotomy surgeries in the short but long span of ten months, With out positive thinking in any of us so called human beings we would amount to nothing! IT IS THE REASON WE ARE ALL STILL HERE HEALTHY AND ALIVE!! This book is all about life and death, true friends and family love!

The Magic of Willpower

The Magic of Willpower Author Bella Tindale
ISBN-10 9781452509846
Release 2013-04
Pages 124
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Most people want to change something about themselves or the way they live their lives-perhaps they want to quit smoking, lose some weight, or learn a new language. Too often, people set these goals but seem to be unable to achieve them; their successes or failures depend entirely on their willpower. For some people, the quest for willpower seems as impossible as the quest for the Holy Grail. We want to have strength of mind and determination when we decide to make a life change, whatever it may be. Author Bella Tindale has researched willpower extensively and now offers her findings in this helpful, accessible guide. She explains how to unlock this force that is within each of us, providing the tools and strategies necessary to keep motivation alive, resist temptation, and handle obstacles and setbacks without deviating from our goals. Through "The Magic of Willpower, "you can gain confidence as you face new challenges while being at peace with yourself and with those around you.

Marathon Willpower

Marathon Willpower Author Kirk Mahoney, Ph.D.
Release 2015-03-25
Pages 228
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Do you want to know how faster runners apply self-control and discipline? Do you have questions like these about willpower and your marathon training and racing? * How do commitment and progress affect my willpower? * Is there such a thing as too much willpower? * How do pride, shame, and guilt affect my willpower? * What are some simple things that I can do during a race to protect my willpower? * Which runs out first, muscle energy or willpower? Marathon Willpower answers these questions -- and many more -- by covering: * Thirteen ways that your thoughts and feelings affect your willpower * Three impacts of your physiology on your willpower * Ten willpower recommendations about your diet * Twelve research-driven approaches to maximizing your willpower to work out * Six connections between everyday activities and your willpower * Four willpower implications for marathon training groups * Six effects of authority figures and strangers on your willpower * Eight opportunities to leverage willpower research for your future Each chapter of Marathon Willpower begins by challenging you with a question. The chapter then gives you the correct answer, the research behind it, and some practical advice that you can apply right away. Do you need this book? Take the marathon willpower test today at 1sf.us/mwtest .

The Tools

The Tools Author Phil Stutz
ISBN-10 9780679644453
Release 2012-05-29
Pages 288
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A groundbreaking book about personal growth that presents a uniquely effective set of five tools that bring about dynamic change—as seen on Goop and The Dr. Oz Show Change can begin right now. The Tools is a dynamic, results-oriented practice that defies the traditional approach to therapy. Instead of focusing on the past, this groundbreaking method aims to deliver relief from persistent problems and restore control—and hope—to users right away. Every day presents challenges—big and small—that the tools transform into opportunities to bring about bold and dramatic change in your life. These transformative techniques will teach you how to GET UNSTUCK: Master the things you are avoiding and live in forward motion. CONTROL ANGER: Free yourself from out-of-control rage and never-ending grudges. EXPRESS YOURSELF: Learn the secret of true confidence and find your authentic voice. COMBAT ANXIETY: Stop obsessive worrying and negative thinking. FIND DISCIPLINE: Activate willpower and make the most of every minute. For years, Phil Stutz and Barry Michels taught these tools to an exclusive patient base of high-powered executives and creative types. Now their revolutionary practice is available to anyone interested in realizing the full range of their potential. Stutz and Michels want to make your life exceptional—in its resiliency, its productivity, and its experience of real happiness. Praise for The Tools “This blew my mind more than anything else I’ve learned this year.”—Dr. Mehmet Oz “Breakthrough material that ignites your own capacity to transform your life.”—Marianne Williamson “A rapid and streamlined method of self-improvement.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “An ‘open secret’ in Hollywood . . . [Stutz and Michels] have developed a program designed to access the creative power of the unconscious.”—The New Yorker “These tools are emotional game changers. They do nothing less than deliver you to your best and most powerful self.”—Kathy Freston, author of Quantum Wellness “Intensely gratifying.”—Self From the Trade Paperback edition.

Instant Willpower

Instant Willpower Author The INSTANT-Series
Release 2015-08-24
Pages 59
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The Instant-Series Presents "Instant Willpower" How to Increase Willpower to Push Yourself through Anything Instantly! Are you a "quitter," who always quits when the going gets tough? Do you know the feeling of getting all excited by something at the beginning, but then lose that momentum eventually...unable to finish what you've started, wasting all that time and energy for nothing? Then you are a quitter! Plain and simple my friend. You know you don't want to be a quitter BUT a winner - otherwise you wouldn't be reading this, right? Or perhaps, you just want that extra edge whenever you need to push yourself when it really matters? That's where your "power of will" comes in. Willpower is that unexplainable voice somewhere telling you that "you can do this!" and giving you all you need to push yourself to get through whatever you thought was impossible, whether it's a huge load of work, a late project, an enormous exam to study, multiple goals to achieve (or, heck, even a marathon). Now the questions are how to increase willpower whenever you need it the most, and how to develop willpower overtime to allow that little voice in your head to take over at will. Within "Instant Willpower": * How to use the "meter dash visualization" to create a real-life sense of urgency to get going and stop wasting time. * How to self-generate willpower to energize your mind and body to get through those long hours and long days of work. * How to use any inanimate object to cleanse yourself of any negativity clogging up your willpower from surfacing via the "faucet drainage" technique. * How to manifest a feeling of "pain of loss" to instantly rejuvenate your willpower by going through the "carousel" technique. * How not to get overwhelm and exhaust your supply of willpower by doing "downsizing distribution" of priorities. * Plus, custom practical "how-to" strategies, techniques, applications and exercises on how to improve willpower. ...and much more. Willpower is a powerful force of self-motivation and self-perseverance to be reckoned with in the face of difficulties, obstacles, and struggles...because you can do this! Where there's a will, there's a way.

Maximum Willpower

Maximum Willpower Author Kelly McGonigal
ISBN-10 9780230765634
Release 2012-01-05
Pages 288
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Willpower - the ability to control your attention, emotions, appetites and behaviour - influences your physical health, financial security, the quality of your relationships and your professional success. We all know this. But why is it so hard to control and why, sometimes, do we have so little of it? Maximum Willpower brings together the newest insights about self-control from psychology, economics, neuroscience and medicine, explaining how we can break old habits and create healthy habits, conquer procrastination and manage stress and emotions. Discover why we give in to temptation and how we can find the strength to resist. By understanding the limits of willpower you can prioritize goals, make conscious choices, change old habits and give up the pursuit of perfection. This book focuses on strategies that can help you transcend limitations, strengthen self-control and escape the grip of chronic stress and procrastination. Whether you are trying to break a habit, improve your health, or find your focus, this book will change the way you think about willpower and help you make real and lasting changes in your life.

Willpower A Historical Study Of An Influential Leadership Attribute

Willpower  A Historical Study Of An Influential Leadership Attribute Author LCDR David Schappert
ISBN-10 9781782899907
Release 2015-11-06
Pages 81
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This thesis investigates a single leadership attribute: willpower. Willpower is defined as the amalgamation of continuing in the face of adversity; the refusal to accept failure; and the power to affect a desired outcome in others. The central research question investigates how a leader generates willpower and transmits it to produce a desired effect. The methodology employed investigates three historical military leaders at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of war over a sixty year period. The leaders analyzed are General Colin Powell, Admiral Chester Nimitz, and Lieutenant General Harold Moore. This analysis method was chosen to answer the three secondary research questions: Is there a common thread? Is willpower different at different levels of war? Has willpower transmission changed over time? To provide objectivity, a leader who possessed willpower and still failed, General Douglas MacArthur, is also studied. The historical leaders studied are found to have similarities in how they generate and transmit willpower. The willpower transmission techniques employed by the research subjects have not changed significantly over the period studied. However, willpower transmission techniques do reveal differences over the three levels of war.


Willpower Author Thomas Abreu
ISBN-10 150767242X
Release 2015-01-22
Pages 60
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Willpower is what pushes heroes and heroines through trials and tribulations. It gives them the ability to persevere and exert self-control irrespective of the trying circumstances that they are in. Whenever we listen to the stories of these incredible men and women, we marvel at how they manage to effortlessly control their circumstances and maintain a straight path without wavering. The secret lies in their willpower and how well they master their emotions. The greatest desire of man has been to tap into this willpower instinct in order to replicate their success stories. Somehow, each one of us understands the critical role that willpower plays in our lives. We often talk about dieting, building saving plans, achieving goals and dreams as well as beating procrastination. The challenge however is in bridging the gap between wanting willpower and mastering the skill. According to the words of Aleister Crowley, in the absence of willpower, the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless. In this book, you will find the power to bridge this gap and discover lots of fascinating insights from research that has been conducted by scientists on the subject of willpower. You will also learn how these recently discovered willpower truths will help you in modeling your life. The book explores the real meaning behind willpower, why it seems so elusive and the practical ways you can use to tap into the willpower instinct. On top of all this, you will also be shown a stepwise process on how to increase your willpower reservoir and ways of maintaining it into the future.