Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Reach for the stars!

Self-Discipline in 5 Sentences

Are you trying to reach a goal but cannot quite seem to to get there?  Use the 5 self-discipline tips below.

What is self-discipline?
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Training and control of oneself and one's conduct, usually for personal improvement.

Have a powerful reason — when things get difficult, “because it sounds nice” or “to look good” aren’t going to cut it.
Start tiny, with a simple but unbreakable promise to yourself to do one small thing every single day.
Watch your urges, and learn not to act on childish whims.
Listen to your self-rationalizations, and don’t believe their lying ways.
Enjoy the habit, or you won’t stay with it longer than a week’s worth of sunrises.
Adapted from Leo Babauta


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