The key to achieving self-control may lie in your ability to visualize it, you can achieve it. Mental imagery has long been used by professional athletes to boost their confidence and results. Imagining and doing an activity can activate many of the same neural networks that link your brain’s activity to your body’s. Plus, on a strictly psychological level, envisioning success can enhance motivation and confidence. So, visualize what it is you want and then pre commit to accomplishing it.