“Self-discipline is when you tell yourself to do something and you don’t talk back.” W. K. Hope

“It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.” ~Zig Ziglar

There comes a point in training where the novelty wears off. Where I’d much rather procrastinate or find excuses. Where I lose sight of why I even started this crazy plan.

Those are the days when I need to dig deep to the core of my character. To find the voice that says, “This is important to me because …” The voice that nags until I get off the couch.

While there are practical strategies to help me train (and we’ll look at a few of those next week), I have to find a reason not to talk back. And some days that’s harder than others.

What about you? What is it that keeps you going when you don’t really feel like it? Is it character? Commitment? Rewards? Or something else?

Digging Deep
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  • March 3, 2010 at 6:58 am


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