With self-discipline most anything is possible.
I found myself saying “I just need more time” a lot recently. And then I had time. And I realized I was wrong.
Strengthening your discipline muscle really can be compared to any other muscle.
One of the most important life skills to develop, for those just starting out in life (and everyone else!), is the skill of self-discipline.
We all want to be outrageously successful in life; whatever it is that the word “success” means to each of us.
A craftsman masters his trade by repeated practice, with care and continual learning, with devotion to the purpose.
Here’s a simple technique I use. This has worked very well for me when I’ve applied it. It usually takes only 5-10 minutes.
Changing a habit is like playing a game of chess.
In chess there’s an early game, a middle game, and an endgame. The same is true for habit change.
Many people try to change their habits by skipping straight to the endgame. They dive in and commit themselves to making the change happen right away. This is what people do when they make a New Year’s Resolution. It hardly ever works.