The idea is simple - People who can defer Joy, are more successful and generally enjoy their lives more. The Good news is that everyone can learn this skill.
It's called the marshmallow test because generally all kiddos love marshmallows. The key is to find something that people like and offer them 1 today or 2 tomorrow. It's that simple. If you chose 1 today, we need to talk. If you chose 2 tomorrow, you are on the right path.
Save Win Club runs daily Marshmallow tests. We offer Grown ups Money, because Everybody loves Money. Money can become whatever you want, it's a great store of value and a great way to show our members each week the right path.
After 30-60 days in the system, SWC members pass the marshmallow test ~90% of the time.
Simplicity and Repetition are powerful.
Save Win club is powerful and effective.
If you want to learn more about this great test, please click below:
NPR - I love this article because like all things, it's more complicated than stated above. It's helpful to start with the simplest and if people want to dig deeper provide more.
Netflix - Justin Willman is very funny. highly recommend.
Or you can read the whole book by Walter Mischel here: