Improving Impulse control is difficult for many to develop and becomes more and more difficult each year but it is vital in dealing with issues with procrastination, addiction and productive action. No one begins their life with good impulse control as it is a learned behavior. The ability to resist Author: Natalie Jewell. Six Principles to Best Manage Impulses to Maximize Life Satisfaction and Success It's easy to encourage impulse control but how do you actually do it? Posted May 16, 2010. SHARE. TWEET. EMAIL.
5. Maintain the Impulse Control. Now that you’ve interrupted the impulse, it is time to maintain your impulse control. Your desire to do something that doesn’t benefit you will not go away only because you have interrupted the impulse. Therefore, it is necessary to replace bad habits with better healthier ones. Do this gradually. The lack of impulse control may not only be an indicator of bipolar disorder, but explains a number of the symptoms of bipolar disorder. Eric Johnson, a licensed mental health provider, writes: “Bipolar mania, and the less intense hypomania, is associated with increased risk-taking behaviors like drug use, promiscuous sex, over-spending money Author: Brad Hoefs.