The Simplicity of Discipline: Thriving Without the Baggage of Expectations
When you have a to-do list with ten to fifteen tasks, including five important ones, the simple discipline of work needs to be implemented:
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
When we do something out of force, even though we don’t want to do it, it creates stress, and feels uncomfortable and difficult.
When we procrastinate, we feel guilty becau...
Most of us believe that we have to feel in the mood to do something: we should be excited and concentrated and the activity should be easy, fun, comfortable.
That results in running from the things that feel hard, overwhelming, uncomfortable.
Feedback is essential when you learn a new skill. However, when people learn the skill of 'creating new habits,' they think making mistakes is a sign of being a failure and...
Overcome your mind's resistance to get started by saying, "I'm all in. I'm going to start today." Then get moving. If you're not good at this, commit to making a small habit change this instant.
Many people want to learn a language or start exercising, but then don't take action. It is because they haven't really committed to getting started.
The skill to master is getting started. You don't have to exercise for half an hour; you only need to start.
Often, we're supposed to do a new habit, and we procrastinate, turn to distractions, and rationalize our resistance.