12/12/2011 08:44 am ET Updated Feb 11, 2012

Willpower: How To Boost Yours To Make Better Decisions

The holidays are definitely a season of multiple decisions -- gifts and decorations, menus and invitations -- and choice overload can weaken our willpower. The good news is, willpower is a muscle that can be strengthened. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, Laura Rowley offers tips to maximize self-control -- so you can make better decisions, and stick with your goals. What strategies do you use to stay on track?