Do you ever find that you lack the willpower to carry out the important tasks in your life? Well, here's how to increase willpower and self-control, and create a more happy and successful life in general.
Quoidbach and Dunn study: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-social-self/201309/denying-the-self-increases-happiness
More on strengthening self-regulatory capacities: Robin M. Kowalski; Mark R. Leary (2004). The Interface of Social and Clinical Psychology: Key Readings. Psychology Press. pp. 55 and 60.
More on the science of self-enial: http://ideas.time.com/2012/02/23/lent-and-the-science-of-self-denial/?iid=op-main-lede
Marshmallow Experiment: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/willpower-gratification.pdf
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