Blaming yourself decreases willpower. Forgiveness raises it.

Blaming yourself decreases willpower. Forgiveness raises it.

“Study after study shows that self-criticism is consistently associated with less motivation and worse self-control. It is also one of the single biggest predictors of depression, which drains both “I will” power and “I want” power. In contrast, self-compassion— being supportive and kind to yourself, especially in the face of stress and failure— is associated with more motivation and better self-control.”

By |2017-02-18T15:41:51+00:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success, Productivity|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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