Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion Updated 05 January 2016 Increase your willpower Personal development guru Daniel Branch gives these 7 tips on how to improve your willpower: 1. Practice holding out and withdrawal. The longer you can go while holding back the better your self control will get. 2. Stay distracted. When you come to something you want to do, but know you need to hold off, use distraction to help calm your urges 3. Repeat to yourself that you don’t need to do something and you need something else. Fill in the blanks with real motives. 4. Learn everything you can. If you are trying to quit something that might be bad for you, then learn why. 5. Reward yourself for resisting. 6. Refuse to ___ If you refuse to do something and make yourself stubborn, then you will be able to control the things you do. 7. Make it a core belief that you are in control of your life and you choose what you do 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle ‘I’m a disabled man, and here’s what you’re getting wrong about Stephen Hawking’s death’ Medical How your eyes can reveal a brain tumour Lifestyle 7 shocking things your first period can tell you about your health Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength Fitness The 10 best yoga poses for men From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.