Posted: 07 Aug 2015 11:25 AM PDT
By Leo BabautaWhile I’m not a fan of trying to be disciplined every moment of the day, there’s no doubt most of us could use a little more discipline in our lives.
We procrastinate, we waste time with online distractions, we go an entire day without getting done what we really wanted to get done.
How do we overcome this?
With training. Practice small, effective habits, and practice some more. Don’t expect yourself to be perfect at skills if you don’t repeatedly, deliberately practice.
If you want to get good at these skills, don’t worry about not being motivated. Just enjoy the joy of practicing something that you can get good at. It’s amazing when you’re learning something new, and that wonderful feeling is what can motivate you.
What should you practice? Three simple skills that can be turned into habits with repeated practice.
The 3 Small Discipline HabitsThe habits that work for me are all about talking to myself:
Saturday, August 8, 2015
a way into productivity
I always love the kindess and gentleness of Leo's posts. This is not exception.