Author and Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal, PhD, discusses strategies from her new book “The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It,” followed by Q&A. Topics include dieting/weight loss, health, addiction, quitting smoking, procrastination, mindfulness, sleep, cravings, exercise, goal-setting, habits, self-compassion, guilt, and shame. […]
It was a blast to be on The Today Show! Check out the interview discussing my new book The Willpower Instinct, and my Stanford Continuing Studies class “The Science of Willpower.” Click to watch: The Today Show Willpower Tips Interview by Matt Lauer. Original broadcast: 1/3/2012.
Whatever your New Year’s Resolution, there’s a science-help book for you. You’ll get great advice mixed in with the funniest, most fascinating stories and studies science can provide. I put together my favorite science-help books for every possible New Year’s Resolution. Check out the slide show on the Huffington Post’s Books Section. [Excerpted Below] The […]