Self-Discipline: Steps to Make into a Habit
Developing self-discipline isn’t easy. Procrastination is the enemy of self-discipline.
In the perfect world, we would all wake up at five in the morning, meditate for 20 minutes, and then go through our day without any interruptions or temptations. In reality, this isn’t what happens at all. Life comes at us quickly.
Too often do we fail to stay disciplined because we set unrealistically audacious goals. We don’t even know where to start or how to begin, so we end up doing nothing.
Set Small Goals
To develop self-discipline, you need to ruthlessly eliminate it from your life and figure out what you need to focus on.
Stop Doing Many Things
Did you know that your environment could be holding you back? There’s a reason so many people work out of coffee shops; or why CrossFit classes are such a hit.
Whatever you do, try to set yourself up for success by making it easy to stay on track. The trick is to set everything up so that you don’t have to struggle to stay disciplined.
Make it Easy to Stay
The truth is that most of us can’t stay disciplined on our own. We need people around us that will keep us accountable so that we have a responsibility to do what we said we would do.
Hold Yourself Accountable