To be able to focus on whatever you do, it needs a lot of self-discipline. To achieve that, it demands lot of effort from you end. As you know, in anything you do, the outcome and result depends on YOU and not on the world around you.
Put it in a very simple way, if you want something badly enough you WILL do everything in your power to get it, right?
In this context, self-discipline is basically only letting yourself do what you WANT to do at that precise moment to reach your goals more quickly.
Remember that YOU are the boss of your actions, you responsible on whatever you do and you are the one who is in control. So ultimately YOU decide what and when to do things you need to do to achieve your ultimate success.
Your ability to manage your actions is directly related to the level of success and happiness that you will experience throughout your life, managing one’s actions is commonly known as exercising of self-discipline.
Well, it’s absolutely not about restricting your lifestyle, or punishing yourself. It’s about being able to work with your thoughts, behaviour and actions in order to reach the goals that you wish to reach.
Not having self-discipline is one of the main reasons why many people fail at what they want to do, both professionally and personally.
Making excuses often creates lack of self-discipline, so drop all your excuses and start to develop and keep up those habits that in themselves will create the self-discipline you need. Therefore make the routines that you know you are capable of stick to it and then keep doing it.
For how to attain self-discipline, here are few examples you can look into:
It also could be something like deciding to learn something new every single day or just getting up an hour earlier than you normally would.
Believe me, having self-discipline will help you to complete the most boring and mundane of the tasks you are focusing on.
Sometime, when you are working on your goals. However, if you find yourself sitting there and thinking thoughts like “Oh, I will just do this instead” or “I can do that some other time” – you should STOP thinking that immediately, take a deep breath and remember your self-discipline, you will be doing fine.
What I want to say is that you can do anything you want to do, be anything you want to be and go wherever you want to go. All you need is confidence in yourself, the ability to focus and execution your self-discipline.
Try it; it is not that hard to do!