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How To Use Chocolate To Strengthen Your Willpower

Posted 01.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By Tom Jacobs Be honest: Have you already broken your New Year’s resolution to eat fewer fattening foods? If so, it’s not really a surprise. Th...

Why You Need to Ditch Willpower as a Weight Loss Technique

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

You don't need more mental toughness. You need an approach that will work. You need an approach that respects the reasons that you overeat. Here's the recipe for weight loss success that will actually take you where you want to go.

5 Key Strategies For Successful Weight Loss And Beyond

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

If your New Year's resolution involves making a change in your diet with weight loss as a goal, you are facing a dizzying array of information out there. There is a great deal of evidence about what practices help weight loss, much of it contradictory.

An Exploration Of Willpower (And How To Revive It)

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Anyone who has tried to break a bad habit has experienced the trouble with willpower. You want to stick to your diet, but you find yourself standing at a buffet filled with tempting desserts. Psychologists have been quite interested in understanding why willpower works so poorly.

5 Tips for Boosting Your Willpower

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 06.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Who among us has not made a plan to get up in the morning and exercise, but then hit snooze one time too many, sleeping through our morning jog?