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Flashcards in Willpower Deck (12):
1

Low Glycemic Foods

Give a slow and steady burn of glucose that leads to willpower, instead of a boom and crash

2

sleep

reduces the need for glucose during the day

3

avoid

doing anything taxing when willpower is low

4

Willpower strengtheners

Sitting up straight and writing it down, using your non-dominant hand. No like and you know, keeping daily logs of writing

5

Focus on Lofty Issues

he big picture will help give you the extra push to get through the details. Ideologies, codes to live by as a beacon.

6

Denial

Defer, but never deny a temptation: not now, but later

7

Best use of willpower

is to build good habits and avoid problem situations

8

If overwhelmed

get healthy food into you, wait a half hour and look at the problem again
When there are periods ahead with increased stress, cut down other nonessential decisions

9

Limits

Set clear limits on tasks

10

The Nothing Alternative

Don't have to write, but for four hours I can do nothing else

11

Reward often

find chances to reward yourself for good behaviour

12

Mastery Keys

1.focusing on their technique
2. Staying Goal Oriented
3. Getting clear and immediate feedback on performance

Reconstruct the thinking of an expert: go step by step through writing or film and try to explain why they decided each choice for yourself.