Are you the one who wants to get self-disciplined but you find yourself into same situation and not able to proceed ahead? If yes, then this article is for you. In this article, I discuss, Top 5 limiting beliefs that stops you from being self-discipline and at the end 6 self-reflective question that will help you set on the path of being discipline and ultimately help you gain success in life.

Self-discipline is one of the most important traits you can possess in your personal and professional life. It’s the ability to control your emotions, thoughts, and actions in order to reach your goals.

Self-discipline requires you to be patient and delay gratification. It means you don’t give in to your impulses and instead make thoughtful decisions. It’s about setting boundaries for yourself and sticking to them.

When you are self-disciplined, you have more control over your life. You’re able to achieve your goals and lead a more successful and fulfilling life

But the problem with getting Self Discipline is that most of the people associate discipline to a negative emotion/feeling. Many assumptions & limiting beliefs rules people mind & that is what comes in their way to succeed.

So, I am discussing 5 major limiting belief that comes in your way to be self-discipline and in the end of the post some powerful tips of overcoming these beliefs

5 major limiting belief that hampers being self-discipline.

1. To be discipline means to lose Freedom


Self-discipline is a form of freedom. You get freedom from laziness, lethargy, freedom from demands of others, freedom from expectations, freedom from your weakness & fears & self-doubts.  Self-discipline allows you to feel your individuality, your inner strength, your talent.

2. I want to be disciplined, but those around me get in my way


It is possible to find yourself in a challenging environment were freedom reigns peacefully. Question is who is controlling whom? You controlling environment or vice-e-versa. The moment this is clear, you will make all the adjustments to act to get disciplined & organized.

3. I have few successes, let me take a break


“Just this time” avoid this, it’s a trap. Each exception does not only wither your discipline but also weakens your self-esteem because you know you were weak & gave in. When you don’t give in, you strengthen your self-esteem & that confidence that you are in control of your own life!

4. If I get disciplined, I’m no longer Spontaneous


Being Discipline, you get spontaneous by your choice – saying yes or no becomes easy. Prioritizing becomes clear. The undiscipline live with the sense that they are free to do what they want & when they want and that slows the pace of Success! But when you get disciplined, you get creative.

5. I can’t be disciplined as I lack courage & will power


Discipline means a structured & clear way of thinking of – do’s & don’ts, what will get done & how & what will you achieve at the end. Once this jotted down, only afterwards your willpower will spring into action. Discipline is an internal game first & then external. This muscle won’t act when it lacks the orders that it receives from the mind.

So, question is, what are the Way to Become disciplined? Answer is – The best time to do is NOW!

To start practicing self-discipline; reflect and do a self-check on the below mentioned six questions.

  1. Identify the story or the reason you tell to yourself to ‘justify’ this lack of discipline.
  2. Ask yourself, is this story real?
  3. Find evidence that it is false by looking back to your past experiences
  4. Look & talk to other people who have overcome similar difficulties
  5. Find your own argument to refute your assumptions & limiting beliefs,
  6. Find the ones that will help you become more organized & disciplined.

Hence, if you want to be successful in any area of your life, you need to develop self-discipline and to become self-discipline you have to first overcome this belief systems associated with being self-discipline because self-discipline is the most essential skill that will help you reach your full potential. Find answers to the above mentioned 6 self-reflective question and you are all set to flow on the path of your success.

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