Three Tips For Harnessing Willpower

Have you surprised yourself with how much stronger and more determined you have as the weeks have gone on?

Want to build your will power muscles even more? It's easier than you think—just remember these three proven tips to help make is stronger and stronger and stronger:

  • 1

    Eat more often. Choose small, protein-packed meals and snacks to keep your blood sugar levels stable and stop yourself from overeating.

  • 2

    Distract yourself. If you keep thinking about chocolate cake, focus your energies on something else. Go for a walk, phone a friend, or put a movie on.

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    Don't deny yourself. The more you resist something, the more you want it. Find enjoyable substitutes for your favourite unhealthy foods, and stay motivated by approaching your healthy eating as an exciting challenge rather than a punishing chore.