self-control


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the keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself

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Denham had recovered his self-control; he spoke with a quietness which made Katharine rather anxious that he should explain himself, but at the same time she wished to annoy him, to waft him away from her on some light current of ridicule or satire, as she was wont to do with these intermittent young men of her father's.
According to research published in the journal of Psychological Science, over 2 million spending records from more than 2,000 individuals indicate that when people spend money in certain categories, this can be used to infer certain personality traits, such as how materialistic they are or how much self-control they tend to have.
The good news is the Lord Jesus Christ can help us break free of impulsive behaviors through the use of self-control.
The fundamental aim of Ramazan is to inculcate attributes like perseverance, self-control, empathy, punctuality and so on among Muslims which have a great impact on our everyday lives.
Our weaknesses, mind and body, are what makes it hard for us to have self-control, but we must practice self-control and put in the effort.
The Wolf Who Learned Self-Control reviews the dilemma of a wolf whose moods change so fast, he confuses everyone around him.
The researchers, from the University of Houston in the US, looked at the so-called "self-regulatory resources", or the amount of self-control parents bring to parenting, including the ability to act in a more reflective manner.
When humans lose weight, the levels of hormones leptin and ghrelin change to promote hunger and eating, which makes it difficult for some dieters to maintain the self-control usually required to maintain a caloric deficit.
" span xml:lang="EN-GBIt reminds me of a line in an old song about sitting on the dock of the bay: "I can't do what 10 people tell me to do." Saying that we lack will power is another way of saying we lack self-control.
Among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, those who achieved the greatest success in terms of weight loss demonstrated more activity in the brain regions of the lateral prefrontal cortex associated with self-control, Health News reported.
In the study among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, those who achieved the greatest success in terms of weight loss demonstrated more activity in the brain regions of the lateral prefrontal cortex associated with self-control. The results of the study were published in the Journal of Cell Metabolism.
Psychologists, repeatedly, have found out two traits accountable for these desirable outcomes: intelligence and self-control. Researchers are yet to learn how to permanently increase intelligence but they have found out how to improve self control.
When I first read the poem Invictus, the last few lines left me with the indelible imprint about self-control. Written by William Ernest Henley, the poem emphatically tells the reader that he alone controls his fate.