Five pillars of self discipline


Article written by Steve Pavlina regarding self discipline. He  breaks down self discipline into five pillars. They are: Acceptance, Willpower, Hard Work, Industry, and Persistence.

Excerpt from his article In which Steve defines self discipline:

… Self-discipline is the ability to get yourself to take action regardless of your emotional state.

Imagine what you could accomplish if you could simply get yourself to follow through on your best intentions no matter what. Picture yourself saying to your body, “You’re overweight. Lose 20 pounds.” Without self-discipline that intention won’t become manifest. But with sufficient self-discipline, it’s a done deal. The pinnacle of self-discipline is when you reach the point that when you make a conscious decision, it’s virtually guaranteed you’ll follow through on it…

The five pillars of self discipline :

Acceptance
Willpower
Hard work
Industry
Persistence

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