Lesson 13: Self Control And Relapse Prevention - Slide 40
To Increase Self Control
- Recognize resistance
- Every effort to change encounters resistance
- It is easy and natural to change your mind and behaviors when you are young
- A toddler rarely resists learning to walk instead of crawling, to run instead of walking
- As we age, we develop strong
views and perspectives that are
resistant to change
- Any effort to exert self control must consider resistance
Pg. 15-19, “Changing Minds, The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People’s Minds,” Howard Gardner, Harvard Business School Press, Boston, 2004.
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