I thought the lecture explaining self-control was very interesting, especially the topic of impulsive choices. I believe self-control is an important and beneficial quality to have because you are more likely to not give in to situations than people who don't have self-control or very little. This is something I'm trying to have more of because a lack of self-control can lead to impulsive choices, like buying items you don't need, but want instead of using that money for necessities or saving up your money. It's very easy to fall into that trap and make impulsive choices without really thinking about what you are doing. I think having self-control and working on it will help people become more aware of their habits and try to break away from them.
Here's an informal article about impulsive decisions: