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Improving Self-Discipline

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Currently looking at how to improve my self discipline, since it seems to be the centre of a lot of my problems.

This you tube-video talks about how it's helpful to focus on becoming a master at something, ie. at "the craft", rather than simply aiming for a reward or the material end.

I seem to find the process of doing certain things really offputting and only want to do them to get to an end/goal and so become really unmotivated.

I like the idea of becoming a master at the craft of self-discipline and trying to focus on the enjoyment of the process rather than the simple end. I know it sounds idealistic but might be useful.

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    Just like with exericse-it is something we will have to do for the rest of our lives, so might as well find something you enjoy, master it and learn other types along the way! Kind of like what you are talking about. I have been trying to do the same thing! Losing the weight is important and I think of it as a bonus and am ok with losing it slowly. A lifestyle change takes time and I value everything I learn & change for the better! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2739 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/23/2012 12:42:54 AM
    I never thought of it that way; it's always been the end result. Many thanks for this, it's made me think differently...
    2749 days ago
    I like the thought of mastering discipline! Thanks for the friend add!
    2750 days ago
    Love this idea... "focus on becoming a master at something, ie. at "the craft", rather than simply aiming for a reward or the material end."

    I don't think it sounds idealistic at all either. All the best to you!
    2750 days ago
    I don't think it's idealistic at all....and everybody has their own idea of what self discipline is too...so what works for one may not work for the other....I shall watch this vid when I get home...no stinkin' youtube access at work...Dang them for thinking we should be working!! emoticon
    2750 days ago
    All you can do is try and try again and hopefully, learn
    from the process. HUGS!
    2750 days ago
    It is tough and it was a long road for me but I think I am there. Sure, I slip once in a while but who doesen't??? i am just brave enough to admit it.
    2750 days ago
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