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Self-discipline to Defeat Discouragement

There is another aspect to the concept of self-discipline. Success is a state of mind. I have heard others teach that all success at elite levels requires the ability to endure pain without losing focus on the prize. The prize is the desired result—the dream. The pain comes from the struggle required to achieve that result—the work, the opposition in yourself, the opposition from others who may not want you to achieve that result, or opposition from the elements as you work out a way of achieving your desired result. Whatever it may be, the achievement comes to the person who is able to focus his mind on the desire and thus keep himself from becoming discouraged in the face of that opposition.

I must work on this. I have allowed my mind to become discourage in such moments. This has limited my levels of success. I intend to fix this in myself and to overcome my own discouragement so I may reacher greater victories. One piece of council I have received to help me with this is to seek for those things which are good and to learn the truth through study. I love the good things and I love to study. And I have found that in my time of deepest discouragement I have turned to my books and similar resources.

Dear reader, what do you do to discipline your mind to keep from becoming discouraged or to get yourself out of discouragement? Please leave a comment below. 🙂

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