Although exercising once a day may require willpower, it does not require the constant use of self-control.
Experts suggest that we need to think of self-control as a “muscle”; something we can train in order to increase our willpower.
The type of self-control needed for dieting is very different from that needed for exercising.
And it took all of my self-control not to grab the other leg and say, Please, I made a mistake, don't leave!
Confirm thy soul in self-control, Thy liberty in law Not to be confused with self-deport!
However, here are the first stimulants to self-control in the lessons that taught distrust of appearances.
"There is no need," interrupted Mrs. Krill, who had recovered her self-control.
He was so incapable of self-control that the slightest temptation proved irresistible.
Stuart interrupted, maintaining his self-control with an effort.
For the first season some one trait should be chosen for study,—say self-control or courage or consideration of others.
self-control self-con·trol (sělf'kən-trōl')
Control of one's emotions, desires, or actions by one's own will.