The Life-Changing Power of Discipline And How To Achieve It

a detailed guide

A. Hamzeh
7 min readNov 28, 2020


Discipline is being in touch with your thoughts, not your feelings. It is the act of living life by design, the way you want to live it, and not by default, waiting for things to come your way. Discipline is about doing what you need rather than doing what you want, no matter the circumstance, in order to achieve your goals.

How To Achieve Discipline

Building discipline is not an overnight process, but once achieved it will give you the power to control your actions, making you in charge of your future and making your life easier.

Here are some tips that will help you achieve self-discipline:

Stop Procrastinating

‘’procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow, what should have been done the day before yesterday”

— Napoleon Hill

When you feel like doing something that you know you shouldn’t be doing, you know it is wasting your time. Listen to your gut and don’t do it.

To help you understand how bad procrastination really is, here are some effects of procrastination listed by Kirstin O´Donovan, certified Life and Productivity Coach, Founder and CEO of TopResultsCoaching:

  • Precious time will be lost, time that could benefit you more than you can imagine.
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‘‘This is a terrible feeling because you can’t turn back the hands of time, you just have to live with the helpless feeling of regret.’’ —Kristin O’Donovan

  • You won’t be able to meet your goals. In addition to wasting time, procrastination makes you lose your focus, which will affect the quality of the work you’re putting into your goals, and in most cases driving you to postpone the work.
  • Your self-esteem will be ruined, and confidence will fade. when you procrastinate instead of focusing on your responsibilities, you start to…



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