When it’s far too difficult to deny yourself that cigarette, that doughnut or that new coat, tell yourself to instead wait just 10 minutes before you give in. This “mini” delay in gratification will help you build more self-control over time.
You may not know it, but supermarkets cast very subtle spells on you to make you buy more junk. Your shopping behaviour can even change whether you’re using a shopping basket (versus a cart), or even if you bring your own reusable bag. Here’s why.
If you feel like you’re a weird person and it’s getting you down, you’re not the only one. The truth is, everyone is weird.