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Willpower

“The problem is not so much that we can foresee a future, but that we cannot see it clearly” (158). “The Willpower Instinct” by author Kelly McGonigal analyzes the different willpower challenges them being I Will, I Won't, and I Want. These three main willpower challenges will show the determination of how much progress we have to fulfill our goals along with taking self control. My willpower challenge is to be organized with my time management. To be more specific, I would like to stop procrastination and improve the quality of my work. The belief in one's self doubt and criticism will not help encourage them to reach toward their future accomplishments. The two minds that we have tend to not compromise with each other on what decision to make so we battle with ourselves giving in to temptation. Any progress to our goal is successful as long as we keep up with our perseverance and keep following the right path to a happy future. Receiving guidance and encouragement to motivate a person will make them feel like they have a back bone there for support. We should not remember our simple mistakes but to demolish them with a new encounterment if it occurs. Making wise decisions so our future selves won't receive the consequences and responsibilities. Self forgiveness is the key to guide us to let go of the guilty setbacks from the past and the underestimation of the present and future. The process to any ambition takes dedication and commitment to complete its journey. Anyone can have the same intention but I think that everyone has different boundaries when it comes to actually going through the course. Some may however find the task to be quite simple and some may not. The author mentioned a quote saying that “you can't be trusted to anything you say you will” (147). To be honest I would say “I will do this” or “I want to do that” but when you…...

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