Your Future Self Will Thank You: Secrets to Self-Control from the Bible and Brain Science

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Your Future Self Will Thank You: Secrets to Self-Control from the Bible and Brain Science

Drew Dyck

Moody Publishers, 2019,  224 pages

Summary

Drew Dyck (editor at Moody Publishers) posits that people who cultivate the vital virtue of self-control lead freer, happier, and more meaningful lives. Our bad habits—from the slight to the serious—bring a host of painful consequences and ultimately keep us from becoming the people God created us to be.

The book serves as a guide to breaking bad habits and growing your willpower. The author explores Scripture’s teachings on how to live a disciplined life while offering practical strategies for growth based on the science of self-control. Whether you want to deepen your spiritual life, or conquer an addiction, this book will help you get motivated, stay on track, and achieve your goals.


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