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Willpower For Dummies

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:08 am EDT

Whether readers are trying to lose weight, quit smoking or just work harder, newly published title Willpower For Dummies shows readers how to train, strengthen and improve their willpower in seven easy steps, teaching them the skills they need to achieve their goal.

Proving that willpower can be learned like any other skill, the book provides plenty of practical exercises and strategies to get started. Readers will discover the most important factors in building self-discipline and the coping strategies they can employ when they're about to break. Author Frank Ryan, a clinical psychologist and cognitive therapist, stresses the importance of patience, rewards and being kind to yourself and walks readers through the techniques that will help them stay on track, even on their worst days.

Willpower For Dummies provides scientifically robust guidance to help users strengthen willpower and train their brain to work with them instead of against them. It explains how willpower works inside the brain and how choosing goals and identifying challenges can affect success.

Breaking down complex science into digestible bits, this book shows that willpower is a skill that everyone can learn. Written in an engaging and accessible format, it arms readers with the skills they need for lasting success.

Willpower For Dummies by Frank Ryan is available in paperback and e-book, priced £12.99

Notes to editors:

  • Review copies and jacket images are available on request

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