How To Harness Power Of Mind For Resisting Temptation (With Tips)

The other day, I ran across an ancient proverb. It read: Good habits result from resisting temptation. There’s a great value of facts in this.

Mrinal Walia
3 min readSep 29, 2022

We’re all human, and each of us faces temptation every day. It comes at us in food, shopping, credit/debt, envy, jealousy, and alcohol — just to name a few. We’re motivated to cave to temptation for a variety of reasons.

All of them are understandable in their way. After all, who wouldn’t want a bigger house? Haven’t you earned that big slice of chocolate cake?

One of the things we must do is learn to face those temptations and develop means for battling them back. If you’re a parent, you’re also tasked with teaching your children the means to resist their temptations. After all, they face just as many as you, if not more, and they go into that battle with their minds still in development.

With that thought, I’ve put together the following list to provide you with some tools for resisting temptation.

Not every one of these tools applies to each temptation, i.e. alcohol has its unique challenges, particularly if you’re an…



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