(I know: willpower and Valentine's Day are subjects that don't usually go together!)

At the end of this post, I'll tell you about a gift that you can give your partner this Valentine's Day that will earn you more brownie points than you can believe. But first I want to remind you of the willpower research we talked about in October, and share some other research I learned about recently regarding the difference in processing power in the conscious and unconscious mind.

Willpower Is a Mental Workout

According to an experiment published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (I talked about this earlier):

Just one act of self-control depletes your ability to have self-control in...continue reading »