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All About Willpower

New Years resolutions photoIt’s New Year’s resolutions time!

Here’s a collection of articles plus an excellent book, to help you understand and harness the willpower to succeed in your new plans:


Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue?

Resistance Training For Your Willpower Muscles

What You Need To Know About Willpower


This book is clear, interesting, and full of useful information:

Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength

by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney


You can read Steven Pinker’s book review here.

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All About Willpower

Leigh Pretnar Cousins, MS

Leigh Pretnar Cousins, MS is an educator, counselor, writer and speaker. She's been a tutor, test prep coach and home school teacher for over thirty years. Click HERE to visit Leigh's website and to subscribe to her newsletter, "Learning Something New."

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Cousins, L. (2015). All About Willpower. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 14, 2020, from


Last updated: 29 Dec 2015
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