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Saying you won’t put yourself in situations where you will be tempted to eat junk food is easier than resisting at the time! Upsplash/Thomas Kelley

9 ways ‘won’t-power’ is better than ‘willpower’ for resisting temptation and helping you eat better

The problem with using willpower is that your head has to keep saying "NO" to the constant barrage of messages, advertising and environmental cues that operate 24/7, prompting you to eat and drink.
Self-control is a major problem for many of us, so failure to maintain New Year’s resolutions isn’t surprising. Apionid/Flickr

Four psychological tricks to help stick to your New Year’s resolutions

Every year, millions of people around the world make New Year’s resolutions. And every year, the great majority of us break and abandon those resolutions. Psychology research can help.

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