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"What a liberating book! McGonigal explains the scientific reality of willpower, exploding the myths most of us believe. Stronger willpower--based on inspiring facts, not oppressive nonsense--is finally within everyone's reach."--Geoff Colvin, author of Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else
"The Willpower Instinct is a new kind of self-help book. Using science to explain the why and strategies for the how, McGonigal has created a must-read for anyone who wants to change how they live in both small and big ways." - Book Page
"Each chapter could stand on its own as something helpful, but taken as a whole, this book could be downright life-altering. If you are trying to lose weight, become more successful at work, rid yourself of toxic habits...heck, if you're HUMAN, you need to read this book." -- Library Thing Review
KELLY McGONIGAL, PHD, is an award-winning psychology instructor at Stanford University, as well as a health educator for the School of Medicine's Health Improvement Program. She is also the author of Psychology Today's "Science of Willpower" blog and lives in Palo Alto, California.
A rich book. I just love how this book might change lives.
It's the best self development book I've read so far. Read more
This book is a great resource and quite an eye opener. A lot of the advice is counterintuitive but backed by research (well cited by the author). Read morePublished 6 days ago by Joseph Bales
It's a pretty good read with useful advice, maybe a bit over padded with anecdotal case studies. Overall a good read.Published 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
It takes us on an adventure to your inner self, how we function and what strategies to use to reach oyr goals.Published 10 days ago by Hilda Maria Zimeri
Dr McGonigal gives practical advice, backed by recent research, to counter false myths most of us labor under in our western culture. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Robert W Treiber