One of the most common traits I’ve found among all of my successful clients is their Willpower. They have immense amounts of willpower which they can tap into whenever they need to accomplish challenging things.
There are some people that believe that immense will power is a trait that people are born with and it’s something that cannot be developed. This belief is contrary to the truth. Sure there are some people who are far more disciplined, focussed and in some cases quite lucky in figuring out how to make the best use of what they have and build on it.
But that doesn’t mean that normal people like you and me can’t have extraordinary amounts of willpower. Anyone can work on developing their own will power and in no time at all, make it one of their greatest strengths.
Think about how great your life would be, if you made immense will power as your greatest strength?
Any goal that you set for yourself – you’ll be on your way towards accomplishing them with ease. You’ll never need to worry about losing motivation or focus with your goals.
That’s what happens when you work on your willpower and make it your biggest strength in life.
With that said, here are 4 keys to help you maximize your will power and accomplish remarkable things…
Eliminate excessive choices:
One of the biggest drainers of will power is excessive choice. Every single action and thought in our head consumes energy. You use your mental energy every time you make a choice.Have you ever found yourself losing energy and feeling fatigued after browsing through a couple of news articles or videos on the internet?
The action of browsing – a few mouse clicks and the reading did NOTHING to drain your energy. Rather – it was the choices you made in the process.
When you visit a news site or a popular site like YouTube, you are bombarded with links to 100s of different videos, articles, etc.Choosing an option from the many displayed drains your energy and eventually makes you feel sluggish.I have noticed many people become impulsive, reckless and they end up making decisions, that they would never be proud of a day later.
All of this happens because they just have too many options to choose from in their environment.
In my opinion, it’s easier to make a smarter choice when we have fewer choices especially when it comes to working on big things.Be a minimalist in your approach when it comes to using your mental energy. Choose from fewer things and keep practicing it.
Your Will Power Is The Strongest In The Mornings:
Various scientific studies back this claim and my own personal experience testifies this fact. Humans have exceptional willpower in the morning (i.e. as soon as they wake up) after a good night’s sleep and this begins to taper down as the day progresses.
So be smart and make sure that you schedule your lifestyle in such a way that you make the biggest decisions for the day in the first couple of hours of waking up.
Make your biggest decisions then and start working on your plan.
Mental Fatigue Will Make You Take The Easy Way Out:
There’s one main reason why people end up doing things that they regret later – it’s mental fatigue. Mental fatigue makes them do what is fun and easy rather than what is hard and necessary. It lets them take the easy way out.
Once the fatigue sets in, it becomes much more difficult to think rationally and eventually we end up taking shortcuts that take us in the wrong direction. And the key is to ensure that you don’t get into the state of mental fatigue.
During my coaching sessions, I personally help my clients to ensure that they don’t fall into this state of mental fatigue,so they can be upbeat and get more done without becoming impulsive.
Glucose Is The Key For Increased Willpower:
Your blood glucose levels is the key for maximizing your will power reserves. Eating healthy and on-time not only helps improve your overall health but it is also responsible for replenishing your willpower and providing you with the energy to do what you need to do.
When you feed yourself well, you’ll find that it easier for you to focus on essential long term goals and objectives as opposed to focussing on short-term rewards and objectives.
Fuelling yourself with appropriate healthy food is one of the keys to conditioning your willpower. Not only will it make you feel better, it will also help you make better decisions and allow you to exercise more strength and determination in making those decisions.
If you’ve found yourself struggling to work on your own willpower and find yourself lacking in this department, don’t worry. I’m here for you. Just go here to sign up for a complimentary strategy session with me:
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