Instant VS Delayed gratification

Delaying gratification for mid & long term results is often a good trade

Self-control means doing what's best in the long-run despite short-term temptations. A very useful exercise is to assess short and long term benefits for each important decision:

Instant gratification motivates those in need of quick turn-around and obvious benefit. Delayed gratification might be better at affecting long-term change and producing more internally meaningful results.
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