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The Resource The willpower instinct : how self-control works, why it matters, and what you can do to get more of it, Kelly McGonigal

The willpower instinct : how self-control works, why it matters, and what you can do to get more of it, Kelly McGonigal

Label
The willpower instinct : how self-control works, why it matters, and what you can do to get more of it
Title
The willpower instinct
Title remainder
how self-control works, why it matters, and what you can do to get more of it
Statement of responsibility
Kelly McGonigal
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
McGonigal provides a step-by-step program for identifying goals, strengthening self-control, and making lifelong changes, whether it's weight loss, financial health, stress reduction, conquering procrastination, being a better parent, or finding your focus
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGonigal, Kelly
Dewey number
153.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF632
LC item number
.M363 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Self-control
Label
The willpower instinct : how self-control works, why it matters, and what you can do to get more of it, Kelly McGonigal
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I will, I won't, I want : what willpower is, and why it matters -- The willpower instinct : your body was born to resist cheesecake -- Too tired to resist : why self-control is like a muscle -- License to sin : why being good gives us permission to be bad -- The brain's big lie : why we mistake wanting for happiness -- What the hell : how feeling bad leads to giving in -- Putting the future on sale : the economics of instant gratification -- Infected! why willpower is contagious -- Don't read this chapter : the limits of "I won't" power -- Final thoughts
Control code
ocn738336661
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781583334386
Lccn
2011039795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
153.8 M177 ; XX-N ; WN03/13 ; jll ; P14IP800.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o738336661
  • (Sirsi) o738336661
  • (OCoLC)738336661
Label
The willpower instinct : how self-control works, why it matters, and what you can do to get more of it, Kelly McGonigal
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I will, I won't, I want : what willpower is, and why it matters -- The willpower instinct : your body was born to resist cheesecake -- Too tired to resist : why self-control is like a muscle -- License to sin : why being good gives us permission to be bad -- The brain's big lie : why we mistake wanting for happiness -- What the hell : how feeling bad leads to giving in -- Putting the future on sale : the economics of instant gratification -- Infected! why willpower is contagious -- Don't read this chapter : the limits of "I won't" power -- Final thoughts
Control code
ocn738336661
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781583334386
Lccn
2011039795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
153.8 M177 ; XX-N ; WN03/13 ; jll ; P14IP800.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o738336661
  • (Sirsi) o738336661
  • (OCoLC)738336661

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