Hide the Marshmallows. PODSNACKS/Art of the Diet 171

Will Power is tossed around as if an infinite natural resource that one just needs to tap into in order to achieve our goals.  After ten years of weight maintenance, my will power natural resource seems all tapped out from facing other challenges .

But, the good news is this month I focus on an article by Dr. Jerome Groopman in The New Yorker, who takes a look at what science can tell us about will power.  In essence? “ We achieve situational control, paradoxically, not through will power but by finding ways to take will power out of the equation.” You can listen below.

In other words, if you hide the marshmallows you are less likely to eat them. Game on.

Here is the article by Dr. Jerome Groopman from an issue of The New Yorker.https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/10/28/can-brain-science-help-us-break-bad-habits

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