“Impulse control” is a phrase we use in the psychotherapy biz.
I now have an uncontrollable impulse to share a definition.
Impulse control disorder (ICD) is a class of psychiatric disorders characterized by impulsivity – failure to resist a temptation, urge or impulse that may harm oneself or others. — Wikipedia
I am impulsively and uncontrollably thinking about impulse control this morning, probably because
- the President of the United States demonstrates impulse control issues on Twitter and
- some people I know have not controlled their impulses to share their doubts with me about a decision I recently made.
I hope I control my impulses in responding to people who do not control theirs.
I had photographic impulse control yesterday — I took only these four:
I will not control my impulse to share this video from YouTube:
Please share your thoughts about impulse control in an impulsive and/or controlled comment.
As always, I shall not control my impulse to express gratitude to all who helped me impulsively create today’s post and to you — OF COURSE! — for impulsively reading it.