there is a popular saying:
“what you focus on is what you get”
our emotions and urges come in the way and try to lead you astray from your true path.
if, for example, you get really horny, then you start to thinking about sex all the time and you try to get sex anyway possible.
Because of this urge, your focus has switched. to master you mind you have to use will power to refocus on something else.
the better you becoming at refocusing the more in control of your thoughts you will be and the better you will have your life under control.
the true power of the human is the ability to focus and then analyze