Originally aired on CW 360.

Dr. Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist at Stanford University and author of, “THE WILLPOWER INSTINCT: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It.” Dr. McGonigal teaches one of the most popular courses at Stanford University called, “The Science of Willpower.” She has helped hundreds of students achieve their goals through the idea of willpower. She believes stress should be welcomed in people’s lives, thus causing greater willpower. Dr. McGonigal breaks down the science behind why we give in to temptation and how we can find the strength to resist. Find out more about Dr. Kelly McGonigal at kellymcgonigal.com.