Discipline is defined as a commitment to the most important person in the world. It means doing what you have to do, even when you don’t want to do it.
Any behaviour that gets recognized and/or rewarded gets repeated. To be disciplined for life requires that you recognize and reward yourself accordingly.
So let’s start with the first question: who is the most important person in the world? While you are at it, who is your greatest enemy?
It is fair to say that you came into this world as a miracle. Then what happened?
You got exposed to the outside world – family, religion, education, friends, politics, etc., and you internalized these messages. You have created who you are by what you allowed in. Is it fair to say you have created your own fears, barriers, limitations, and beliefs primarily because you have lived your life from the outside-in? Is it fair to say you are who you are because of you?
Yes, you are the most important person in the world, and at the same time your own worst enemy.
Maybe it is time to take a good look at your beliefs about you. As an adult, you should be able to distinguish between fact and fiction – what is real about you and what is not. Maybe it is time to turn things around, to believe in yourself, to take control of your life and start living your life from the inside-out….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Bob is a sales, team skills, and motivation expert, a professional speaker, and the bestselling author of Online for Life and Up Your Bottom Line.
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