Impulse Control Is Our Friend. Best We Think First, Then Respond

Impulse control is the antidote for Foot In Mouth Syndrome which happens when we speak before we think. Impulse control also protects us from reckless, thoughtless actions which push people away and damage relationships. Best that we look before we leap. Best that we put a gap between thought and action, and take the time to evaluate possible unintended consequences of what we plan to do before doing it. Yes, we lose a certain degree of spontaneity in our lives but along with it we lose self-sabotaging behaviors getting in the way of our happiness and success.

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