4 Su­per­charge your willpower by day­dream­ing!

Woman's World - - News You Need Now - — Gabrielle Lichter­man

If you of­ten plan to do a good-foryou task—say, ex­er­cise— only to do the op­po­site—say, watch TV, try this: As you’re de­cid­ing whether to do it or skip it, pic­ture your­self achiev­ing the long-term re­sults, such as be­ing stronger, slim­mer and health­ier! It works! Brain scan stud­ies show that ac­tively think­ing about the re­sults of your ac­tions prompts you to pre­fer the choice that’ll help get you there! And keep a penny close! Need ex­tra mo­ti­va­tion to power through a task? Grip a penny firmly! Tens­ing hand mus­cles light ups brain re­gions that gov­ern willpower, re­veals a joint U. S. and Sin­ga­pore study.

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