So you’ve reduced willpower required for tasks.

Now how do you build willpower over time?

There are only two proven ways:

1. Meditation.

“Meditation training improves a wide range of willpower skills, including attention, focus, stress management, impulse control and self-awareness. It changes both the function and structure of the brain to support self-control. For example, regular meditators have more gray matter in the prefrontal cortex. And it doesn’t take a lifetime of practice — brain changes have been observed after eight weeks of brief daily meditation training.”

2. Exercise.

“Physical exercise also leads to similar changes in the brain, especially the prefrontal cortex; however it’s not clear why. Regular exercise – both intense cardiovascular trainings and mindful exercise like yoga — also makes the body and brain more resilient to stress, which is a great boost to willpower.”

http://scopeblog.stanford.edu/…/a-conversation-about-the-s…/

^Day 120/90 151 words

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