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Remember Those Kegels
Drink five cups of water before making a big decision, then hold it in for at least 45 minutes. If you can resist a bathroom break, you might make better, less impulsive decisions than if you had an empty bladder—just like the volunteers in a study at the University of Twente. The explanation: The effort triggers an "unintentional increase" in control in other areas, including impulse control, which leads to less-hasty decisions. (Oddly, even thinking about words such as urine, toilet and bladder triggered the same impulse-inhibiting effect.)
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