A GOOD REASON TO GO TO BED MAD…

March 18th, 2012

[College students preparing for and during final exams] were also more grumpy, irritable and prone to anger or despair. They may have blamed their outbursts on the stress of exam period, because there’s a common misperception that stress causes those kinds of emotions. What stress really does, though, is deplete willpower, which diminishes your ability to control those emotions. p. 33

From Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney

Previously…

Found in my electronic chapbook.

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