Self-Discipline: Follow These 12 Steps to Make it a Habit

Developing self-discipline isn't easy. Procrastination is the enemy of self-discipline.

Too often do we fail to stay disciplined because we set unrealistically audacious goals. We don't even know where to start or how to begin, so we end up doing nothing.

Set Small and Realistic Goals

Social media has convinced us that we need to be the hardest workers in the room who constantly work on various projects. That couldn't be further from the truth. To develop self-discipline, you need to ruthlessly eliminate it from your life and figure out what you need to focus on.

Stop Trying to Do So Many Things at Once

Did you know that your environment could be holding you back? There's a reason so many people work out of coffee shops; or why CrossFit classes are such a hit. According to James Clear in “Atomic Habits,” it's more important to change your environment than it is to try to rely on will-power:

Change Your Environment

Whatever you do, try to set yourself up for success by making it easy to stay on track. The trick is to set everything up so that you don't have to struggle to stay disciplined.

Make It Easy to Stay on Track

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