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"O.K., one at a time, step forward and say, 'That's it, lady - you've blocked your last escalator.' "
Tags:lineup, lineups, witness, witnesses, escalator, escalators, rage, rages, raging, lose control, losing control, lose temper, lose your temper, losing your temper, crowd, crowds, mall, malls, shopping mall, shopping malls, shopping spree, shopping sprees, self-control, old lady, old woman, inconsiderate, disproportionate response, disproportionate responses, identify, identifies, identifying, police lineup, police lineups, cop, cops, christmas season, black friday
Horn of Moderation
Tags:horn of plenty, the horn of plenty, cornucopia, goats horn, goat' horn, moderation, self control, self-control, self restraint, self-restraint, diet, diets, dieting, losing weight, vegetarian, vegetarians, vegetarianism, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, thanksgiving
Tags:self-actualize, self-actualizing, self-actualizer, self-actualizers, self-actualization, self-actualise, self-actualiser, self-actualisers, self-actualisation, marionette, marionettes, puppet, puppets, free will, motivated, motivation, motivate, motivating, puppet master, puppet masters, control, self-control, be your own boss, being your own boss, puppeteer, puppeteers, puppeteering
'I've reached that age where I've given up on Mind Over Matter and am concentrating on Mind Over Bladder.'
"I've got a feeling this thing may be even more dangerous than the cat!"
Tags:danger, dangers, dangerous, cat, cats, fish, natural enemy, natural enemies, child, children, boy, boys, little boy, little boys, aquarium, aquariums, threaten, threatens, threatening, fear, fears, fearful, scare, scares, scary, frighten, frightens, frightening, goldfish, fighting fish, self-control, predator, predators, prey, kid, kids, pet shop, pet shops, pet store, pet stores
"I gotta quit that."
Tags:dog, dogs, smoke, smokes, smoking, smoker, smokers, eat, eats, eating, eater, eaters, consume, consumes, consuming, tobacco, tobacco product, tobacco products, regret, regrets, regretting, quit, quits, quitting, stop smoking, cold turkey, going cold turkey, impulse, impulses, impulse control, impulsive, impulsiveness, self-control, no self-control, lack of self-control
I will not hoot. I will hot hoot. I will not hoot.
Where the hokey pokey went wrong.
Me On A Diet: "I should not be eating this!"
Tags:diet, diets, dieter, dieters, dieting, weight loss, weight-loss, losing weight, weight problem, weight problems, junk food, junk foods, fast food, pizza, pizzas, sweet tooth, sweet tooths, guilty conscience, guilty consciences, overindulge, glutton, gluttons, gluttony, self-control, self control, control issue, control issues
"So she left you. Maybe it wasn't your fault. Sometimes circumstances are beyond your lack of self-control."
Well, Look Who's Hungry Again
"How's the diet coming, Mr. Sims?"
Tags:diet, diets, dieting, forced, fat shame, fat shames, desert island, desert islands, marooned, stranded, lose weight, loses weight, losing weight, weight loss, help, helps, helping, dietitian, dietitians, extreme measures, extreme, extremes, extreme weight loss, obese, obesity, cruel, cruelty, unfair, self-control, impulse control
"You really do something to my judgement and risk control."
Tags:drink, drinks, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcohol, alcoholic, liquor, booze, customer, customers, patron, patrons, drunk, drunks, inebriated, tipsy, judgement, risk control, self-control, loss, affect, influence, dating, relationship, relationships, pickup, pick-up, pick up, date, dates, love, romance, romantic, in love, fall in love, falling in love
"Today, we examined our life styles, we evaluated our diet and our exercise program, and we also assessed our behavioral patterns. Then we felt we needed a drink."
Tags:lifestyle, lifestyles, life style, life styles, diet, diets, exercise, exercise program, exercise programs, regimen, regimens, strict regimen, drink, drinks, drinker, drinkers, reward, rewards, rewarding, lose weight, loses weight, losing weight, self-control, self-discipline, lack of discipline, grit, stick to it, sticking to it, weak, weakness, spirits, lazy, laziness
'Higgins, control yourself and sit down!'
Tags:marionette, marionettes, puppet, puppets, free will, puppet master, puppet masters, self-control, self control, control, controlled, be your own master, be your own puppet master, self determination, self-determination, stress, stressed, anxiety, anxieties, depression, depressed, emotions, emotional
'I think your problem is lack of self-control.' 'Why, I oughta...'
'I hope you got enough to eat, John. . . you didn't eat all your dinner.'
"OK, one more, but that is it."
Tags:drink, drinks, drinking, drinker, drinkers, drunk, drunks, shot, shots, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism, over drink, social drinking, social drinker, social drinkers, social drinking, desk toy, desk toys, dippy bird, dippy birds, drinking bird, drinking birds, desktop toy, desktop toys, self restraint, self-restraint, self control, self-control, restraint
"Plastic surgery saved my budget. I cut a few credit cards in half."
Tags:plastic surgery, plastic surgeon, plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeon, cosmetic surgeons, cosmetic surgery, credit card, budget cut, budget cuts, budgets, self-control, spending habit, spending habits, shopaholic, shopaholics, shopping addict, shopping addicts, credit cards, budget, budgeting, money, saving money, self control, spending
"Here's what I think of your marshmallow test."
Tags:psychology, research, self control, self-control, children, child, kid, kids, experiment, marshmallow, eat, cat, cats, attack, destroy, impulse, impulsive, scientist, test, predict, success, science, delayed gratification, choice, wait, reward, life outcome, marshmallow test, control, delay, aggression, aggressive, self-regulation, famous, study, scientist, attacks, bad behaviour, human experiment, predictor, predictors, impulse control, long-term success, instant gratification
'Delicate Balance of Business'
'You could stand to lose a few pounds.'
'Your therapy was a success and you're sure to have your violent temper under control now? Really? Well, then... you're fired, you idiot.'