Study: Clench your muscles to shore up your resolve

10/25/2010 | USA Today

If you need to bolster your willpower -- such as resisting that brownie -- clench your muscles. A study shows that participants who tightened a muscle were more likely to be able to deal with a self-control issue in that moment. "The mind and the body are so closely tied together [that] merely clenching muscles can also activate willpower," the researchers say.

View Full Article in:

USA Today

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Business

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Technical Staffing
U.S. Cellular
Chicago, IL
Human Resource Director
Confidential
Salt Lake City, UT
Administrative Management Specialist
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, DC
Manager, Human Resources
L'OREAL USA
Florence, KY
Generalist - Human Resources
Marriott Hotels Resorts
Brooklyn, NY