Willpower and Self-Discipline Exercises and Guidance

Everyone has a few negative habits he or she wishes to overcome, such as smoking, excessive eating, laziness, procrastination, or lack of assertiveness, to name a few.
To overcome these habits, you need a certain degree of willpower and self-discipline. The possession of these skills makes a great difference in your life, bringing to the fore, inner strength, self mastery and decisiveness, which are vital for success, personal growth and spiritual growth.
The possession or lack of these skills is a major factor leading to success or to failure, to taking action or to being lazy. This applies to major goals, and also to simple, everyday tasks.
  • Do you sometimes, wish to go for a walk, knowing how wonderful you feel afterwards, but due to laziness, you prefer to watch TV instead?
  • Do you want to change your eating habits or stop smoking, but you don't have the inner strength and the persistence to change these habits?
  • How many times have you started to do something, only to quit after a short while?
We all have experiences like these, but we can develop the inner strength required to change them by developing the following two skills:

Willpower

  • The ability to control or reject unnecessary or harmful impulses.
  • the ability to arrive at a decision and follow it with perseverance, until its successful accomplishment.
  • The power to refuse to indulge in unnecessary and useless habits. Read more...

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