Monthly Archives: September 2011


According to the abstract on a new book by leading social psychologist and scientist Roy F. Baumeister’s latest research, he reveals that the average person spends four hours of their day battling temptation. “While self-control is biologically rooted, we have the capacity to manipulate our nature. Willpower works like a muscle that can be strengthened with practice, and fatigued with overuse.” Sounds like a book worth reading for those of us with loud little gremlins in our head.