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Self Discipline is crucial in these strange times when our freedom to go out and enjoy life has been curbed and when we still have to keep working while trying to take care of our family, health, a...
Make yourself accountable for what you do or don’t do. You don’t have to do things to prove something to others.
Make a To-Do list with your goals, intentions and proposed actions, and try ...
If we are not honest in our communication due to any internal fear, we are not taken seriously. People can tell when we are not honest.
There is no need to hide anything or play the victim ...
People won’t do what you are not doing, and they won’t do what you are doing, if you tell them to do so.
You need to do what’s right, but not have any expectations. Let your actions speak ...
Improving yourself is no cakewalk, but if you have the will to do it, you will get the required self-discipline.
What you need is the reason, the inner motivation to get better.
Putting what you are thinking on paper makes you understand yourself. Often ideas pop in the head but have to be mapped on paper to make them coherent and stable.
Out of the seven billion people, it’s hard to find a single person who doesn’t have any problem. To cater to these problems we have to do what we can.
We cannot stay paralyzed, com...
Life is cyclic. Good and bad things happen, turn by turn. We need to be resilient and train our bodies and mind.
Life happens to be present in the present moment. Being lost in your thoughts or procrastinating will not help you. You need to be disciplined enough to be able to live in the present moment. ...
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Self-control has two components:
While it’s obvious we need to exhibit a certain amount of self-control while choosing what we put in our bodies, that is not the whole story.
If we educate our bodies and learn about nutrition, longevity and how our individual bodies function, we could be eating a lot healthier.
There is a lot of stuff available for us to do that makes us feel better instantly. Watching TV, going to the beach, drinking alcohol, smoking, and almost every other activity that seems pleasurable to us, giving us temporary pleasure in a jiffy. When we keep doing that, the long term effects are bad, and we feel older, weaker, sicker, while not having any achievement in our lives.
This is a natural process of a slow movement towards disorder, is also the second law of thermodynamics, called Entropy.
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Our diminishing resilience and decreasing psychological threshold of handling pain and struggle is, in turn, making everything look like a crisis.
We are making a catastrophe out of eve...
Psychological resilience is not about fake positivity and takes its power from our negative feelings. It makes our anger, sadness, failure and self-loathing into something useful and productive.
When we become sufficiently resilient, we are unstoppable and limitless.
Our focus on the self has made us fearful and overwhelmed, especially in times of crisis. Part of our anxiety is the constant focus on oneself. Even if we do focus on others, it is only to judge them about how they feel about us, and what they think about us.
If instead of our inner selfishness, we find a greater cause to endure the crisis or risk, some deeper purpose or mission that eclipses our ego, then the crisis is taken care of.
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Nowadays people are mostly driven by the idea of making a lot of money in as short of time as possible.
However, one thing everybody should take into account is that unless you are really ...
There is no such thing as the key to success.
However, being ambitious, lucky and persistent can really work. While nothing guarantees success, finding what you like and trying to become good at it are definitely important steps in that direction.
There is a certain temptation we all feel when it comes to other people's success: check out exactly how they made it u to this level.
Nevertheless, this is not really the appropriate approach, as each individual has its own path in life: so better focus on your goal and how you plan to achieve it.