The Science of Willpower

Secrets for self-control without suffering

Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., is a health psychologist at Stanford University.


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From dieting to distraction, and self-control to self-compassion, this blog explores how scientific insights can help you feel better and live better -- and understand why it's utterly human to struggle with anxiety, temptation, procrastination, or self-criticism!

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