While self-control helps us tackle momentary impulses, self-discipline is a way of creating boundaries for ourselves, restraining or controlling part of our lives in order to promote the long-term growth of our capabilities in other areas. There are many forms and expressions of self-discipline: most are often associated with practicing physical skills—such as for athletes and artists—but any intentional practice of self-restraint (such as choosing to not yell at people we are angry with) is a form of self-discipline. Having a strong sense of self-discipline isn’t a matter of how much deprivation we can tolerate, but of how much we can balance our intention and drive for a long-term goal with momentary impulses that would point us away from those goals.
Cultivating self discipline is the key to unlocking your full potential and achieving your personal and professional goals. The Art of Self-Discipline can show you how to find focus, overcome obstacles, and ultimately, attain the lasting success you’re searching for.
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If you want to live a life of purpose, build good habits and achieve your goals, there is one skill that is more important than anything else: Self-Discipline. Self-discipline is not about punishment, it’s about self-respect. It is not about being inflexible, but about living your best life.