Nobody cares about willpower. In the darkest of times, what is it that separates those who keep going from those who don’t? It has nothing to do with willpower, but everything to do with belief. None of us will act on anything if we don’t believe in a result on the other side of it. Time and unhealthy levels of attachment can distort what the result may be, but ultimately we’re always acting based on our best idea of happiness. Regardless of how much willpower we think we have, the further away the result gets, the more our work ethic will slip. So how is it that some people manage to proceed in times of uncertainty? This video offers some insight.