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Willpower Is Not a Limited Resource

And the belief that it is can be damaging

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YYou come home after a long day of work and immediately curl up on the couch for a few episodes of the latest Netflix craze. As you watch, you’re simultaneously scrolling through Twitter on your phone and digging into a bag of potato chips, even though your resolution was to eat healthier. You look around and see that the garbage…

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Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal

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