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Willpower by Ros Taylor

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PART THREE New Habits for Old

Willpower is especially important for that first incursion into your goal or new behaviour. Once that new behaviour is established, turning it into a habit with repetition will embed it. Chris, one of the young men we interviewed at Canal College, when asked about his willpower said: “I have so much willpower I have stopped smoking four times.” Not quite willpower as we know it!

This part of the book aims to put an end to trying and failing continuously and to embed new behaviour with willpower. We are going to look at the links between willpower and habit and thus how to achieve the good habits you have always desired. It is crucial to the success of your Willpower Challenge that you understand the nature of ...

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