How To Improve Your Self-Discipline

As someone who mostly works from home, with infinite freedom to do as I choose, I often find my thoughts going to things I must do, could do, should do to be more disciplined.

Being self-disciplined is a life skill for everyone, critical for ambitious people and it’s a life-line for the self-employed.

With substandard self-discipline you let time and productivity leak like a bullet-riddled water pipe, you get pulled in a dozen directions before you realise it’s too late in the day to really get started on something, and you never fully experience your full potential.

If your to-do list or calendar is the structure to your day, self-discipline is the structure to your mind and decision making.

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Beliefs: Positive, Negative or Both?

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I tend to do a lot of deep thinking in the shower, and yesterday I found myself mulling over the way our beliefs can shape not just our decisions and behaviours, but who we are as individuals too.

As we grow up, we pick up certain beliefs or ideas about the world that stick with us into adult life – and even if we are aware of them, we rarely question them, simply taking them at face value. Continue reading