Using Willpower for Evil

I’m not in a mood for writing a long post today, so I created a new fitspiration picture for a quote from Edmund Hillary: “It’s not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”

But then Marion’s comment to my self-control post started bothering me. Here is a part of what Marion said:

Sometimes, I think that it’s great to have no self-control for a while. I had years of my life where I ran myself ragged with self-control and I wasn’t very happy. I’ve learned to let the housecleaning go, sometimes, for the sake of relaxing. So there still needs to be a balance, I guess.

I think Marion makes an important point here. [Read more…]