Self-Discipline is not a punishment! Self-discipline is a necessity if you want to accomplish anything. But, you need self-discipline just to improve your self-discipline. So, what’s a person to do? And, furthermore, what exactly is self-discipline?
An example of this is getting yourself to clean out the attic, even when you’d prefer to be hand fed grapes and feathered. You would do it even though it’s something that doesn’t have to be done right then. You get yourself to do it just because it needs to be done. Sounds pretty powerful; who wouldn’t want that?
Listen to our self-discipline affirmation.
Is It Important?
Get rid of anything in your life that isn’t meaningful to you. These things diminish the quality of your life and your focus. And, the serve as distractions from things that are actually important to you. Self-discipline, just like anything else comes with practice and it becomes a positive habit. Self-discipline can be [actually is] developed one decision at time. Take advantage of every opportunity; make self-discipline count. It gets easier with time.
Practice. Start with smaller tasks and see how well you can complete them without distraction. How many negative thoughts pop into your head? Remember to quiet your negative thoughts and focus on the importance of the task.
Always acknowledge your successes and your self-discipline. Reward your behavior. Aren’t you more likely to do it again if you get a reward?
Imagine your life without procrastination … you could do anything. The difference between regular people and highly successful people is that they get themselves to do the stuff the rest of us don’t like to do. Self-discipline is key if you want to reach a high level of success in your life.
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