But I'm doing it anyway. I am acting despite a sluggish feeling and discomfort.
An attitude of "do it anyway" has gotten me through my most painstaking fears and created the most success in my life, in terms of goal-achievement. This attitude is the skill of self-discipline. While it may be true that some people have an innate or predisposed dexterity for self-discipline, it is definitely true that it can be learned and developed.
Part of being adept with self-discipline requires a deep-seated acknowledgement that the best thing to do is often the hardest thing to do. However, if we can make being disciplined easier...than why not?
The following are methods I have used to build up my self-discipline muscle:
Ethan Small has been posting to Friendly Warrior since 2013 with his experiences and wisdom to inspire others to improve their quality of life.
First time here? Start with these posts:
10 Reasons Pain is Good
5 Steps to Eliminate Worry
Persistence Makes Perfect