Increasing Willpower: Modified Rubicon Method by Rick Dearman

Increasing Willpower: Modified Rubicon Method

byRick Dearman

Kobo ebook | January 8, 2014

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Did you know more people quit smoking cold-turkey than by any other method?

In 1986, the American Cancer Society reported: "Over 90% of the estimated 37 million people who have stopped smoking in this country since the Surgeon General's first report linking smoking to cancer have done so unaided."

Willpower helps more people quit than all the best efforts of the pharmaceutical industry. Weight-loss,  organisational skills, reaching goals are all reliant on the willpower of the person. But how can you increase your  willpower?

This book outlines a simple system to increase willpower and self-control. It shows the reader how to start with  simple exercises to strengthen your willpower. It details a complete method called "The Modified Rubicon  Method" which allows your to create a easy formula for accomplishing goals. You can:

- Improve your health: lose weight, exercise more, eat better, drink less  alcohol, quit smoking

- Improve your finances: get out of debt, save money

- Improve your career: get a better job

- Improve your education: improve grades, get a better education, learn  something new (such as a foreign language)

- Improve yourself: become more organized, reduce stress, be less grumpy,  manage time, be more independent, perhaps watch less television

All of the goals above share a common requirement. Willpower.

The author uses the latest in neurological and psychological research to show you the pitfalls of traditional  methods of self-control and how to avoid them. You are shown how to avoid "willpower fatigue" and increase  your self-control.

You can discover how to create an effective action plan which allows you to focus your energy on your goals and  to develop a system of feedback to monitor your progress.  
The Modified Rubicon Method is a step-by-step approach based on the "Rubicon model of action phases"  (Heckhausen,1987b; Heckhausen & The Gollwitzer, 7986, 1987) a psychological model for goal orientated behavior which encompasses goal setting and goal striving.

The Rubicon model is a metaphor passing a point-of-no-return and is an allusion to Julius Caesar's decision to  march his army across the Rubicon river and bring the Roman Republic into civil war.

The Modified Rubicon Method shows you how to achieve your goals, break bad habits, and enhance your  self-regulation. "Increasing Willpower" is illustrated throughout with numerous and progressive exercises to help  you increase your self-control. Because the method is simple and intuitive it is easy to remember and easy to  use.

The method has a straight-forward four part structure:
1 - Pre-Commencement

  • Deliberation
  • Planning

2. - Post-Commencement

  • Acting
  • Evaluating

Once you know how to cultivate your willpower, and track your efforts, you'll hit your targets with amazing efficiency. Success is a journey, not a destination. Let "Increasing Willpower" start you off on your journey to success

Title:Increasing Willpower: Modified Rubicon MethodFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 8, 2014Publisher:XGI PublicationsLanguage:English

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