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The Self-Discipline Blueprint

The habits and strategies for becoming more disciplined

Success almost always involves turning our back on something easy and focusing on something difficult: whatever you are hoping to achieve, the only way to do it is to become self-disciplined, without giving into the distraction of taking the easy way out. The good news is that there is always plenty of room for improvement: in his book, The Self-Discipline Blueprint, Patrik Edblad presents the four key habits we all need to adopt to feel better and be our best selves, along with some powerful strategies to help us become more disciplined, to achieve our goals and to live a happier, more fulfilling life.

The Self-Discipline Blueprint
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Success requires us to switch our focus from doing something easy to taking on something difficult, which is why self-discipline is key to achieving it

Something that all successful people have in common is an ability to do things other people don't like doing. Whether they feel like it or not, successful people do what they need to do, to obtain the results they desire, and since they constantly do what others won’t, they obtain results that others cannot.

Success almost always involves turning our back on something easy to focus on something difficult: whatever you are hoping to achieve, the only way to do so is to become self-disciplined without giving into the distraction of taking the easy way out.

The good news is that there is always room for improvement. Start to think of discomfort as an opportunity to grow rather than as an obstacle. Allow discomfort to become a push to action and face resistance with your head held high. When you begin to do this, you will realise that it gets just a little bit easier every time, and in a short while, you will develop a strong sense of self-discipline, which is not only essential for your success, but is also a key requirement to leading a happy and fulfilling life.

There are four fundamental components which everyone needs to feel well and give their best: sleep, nutrition, movement, and mindfulness. If you want to lead a healthy and productive life, you need to master these four components: take care of each of them and you will feel calm, focused, and full of energy every day. Neglect them, and you will be in a constant state of stress, confusion, and tiredness.

To start, choose one of these four components to work on. Ask yourself which of these could be your “key habit”, the one which has the potential to spark a chain reaction of positivity in your life. Once you have identified, implemented and consolidated your key habit, the rest will become much easier.

  

The key ideas of "The Self-Discipline Blueprint"

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Success requires us to switch our focus from doing something easy to taking on something difficult, which is why self-discipline is key to achieving it
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Getting a good night's sleep is not a luxury but a necessity
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Getting the right nutrition is crucial to self-discipline: it provides your body with the fuel it needs to move towards your goals
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Our body needs movement to function at its best: insert micro, mini and macro movements into your daily routine
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Practice mindfulness to help you let go of negative thoughts and feelings
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Don’t just count on motivation, use self-discipline to get things done even when you don’t feel like doing them
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