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6 Ways to Develop the Self-Discipline You Need to Reach Your Goals

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1. Acknowledge your    weaknesses.

Ignoring your pitfalls won't make them go away. So whether eating cookies is the downfall to your weight loss or checking social media sabotages your productivity, acknowledge your weaknesses. Reco...

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2. Create a clear plan.

You won't magically wake up one day with superhuman willpower. Instead, you need a strategy to help you build mental muscle.

Whether you want to increase good habits--like going to the gym m...

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3. Remove temptations.

You won't gain self-discipline to lose weight if you keep your house stocked with junk food. Instead, you'll wear yourself out trying to resist every cookie, brownie, and chip.

Limiting temp...

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4. Practice tolerating discomfort.

It's natural to try to avoid pain. But avoiding short-term discomfort often leads to long-term problems. And every time you give in, you'll reinforce to yourself that you can't handle distress.

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5. Visualize the rewards.

Remind yourself of the things you stand to gain when you resist temptation. Visualize yourself meeting your goals and reaping the benefits of self-discipline.

Write down a list of all the th...

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6. Recover from mistakes.

Progress doesn't usually come in a straight line. And just because you make a mistake doesn't mean you're a failure. Making mistakes is part of the process to becoming better.

The way you rec...

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