6. Avoid Multi-Tasking
Multi-tasking is one of the biggest problems with lapses in self-control and will power. Only two percent of people can effectively do more than one thing at once. Multi-tasking is pushed by decision makers who believe that people can do more at once with the aid of technology. When multi-tasking, people often become discouraged when they can’t successfully reach a goal. Rather than trying to manage different facets of an objective, it is best to break an objective down into small, measurable steps.