Starting each day with intention can be the easiest path to fulfillment and purpose but do you have the willpower to follow through? Benjamin Hardy joins Drew to discuss the main points of his book, Willpower Doesn’t Work, which describes why it’s easier to eliminate things from your life instead of going down the neverending rabbit hole of willpower. Ben shares social psychology examples of how humans adapt to their environments, tips for changing your environment, and how creating new experiences and investing in yourself can increase your chances for success.
[5:50] Ben leans into his core concepts when life gets busy.
[7:54] How Ben went from having zero accountability to studying social psychology.
[14:51] Tips for shaping your environment to live an intentional life.
[27:45] How to maintain momentum and prevent burn out.
[33:33] Creating new experiences for kids.
[36:12] For Ben, journaling is an emotional regulation tool and imagination igniter.
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