Discipline

Discipline

dis·ci·pline [dis-uh-plin] noun, verb, dis·ci·plined, dis·ci·plin·ing.
noun
1.
training to act in accordance with rules; drill: military discipline.
2.
activity, exercise, or a regimen that develops or improves a skill; training: A daily stint at the typewriter is excellent discipline for a writer.
3.
punishment inflicted by way of correction and training.
4.
the rigor or training effect of experience, adversity, etc.: the harsh discipline of poverty.
5.
behavior in accord with rules of conduct; behavior and order maintained by training and control: good discipline in an army.

This word is a double-edged sword.
When practiced toward yourself, it can be very beneficial.
But it is very easy to go too far!

Being self disciplined, especially in the matters of the mind,
is a key component of wrangling this new energy.
If you are lazy….you will feel crazy!!

Letting your life lead you, without any skill or discipline,
will feel like living inside a pinball machine!
Allowing your life to happen…takes discipline.
It sounds counterintuitive, we know,
But it involves disengaging the mind,
and living from the heart,
and that takes practice.

It is easy to go too far.
this self-discipline.
You can think that denying yourself earthly pleasures,
good food, nice things, sleep,travel, friends,
these exercises in training yourself to be “the best”
are beneficial.
They are not.
They are using discipline as a self-inflicted punishment,
which eventually kills your spirit.

We are calling your attention to this word.
You will make mistakes, and that is okay.
Self correct as you go
develope the skills it takes to gently steer you life,
to discipline your mind,
without breaking your heart.


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