There are two types of self-discipline. One is strict, harsh, and punishing. "You're a failure if you quit."
"Do not give into weakness."
"Your lack of resolve is pathetic." The other is compassionate, supportive, and nurturing. "Deep down, I know this is what I really want."
"I will ask for help if I need it."
"I know I cannot fail if I do this with love." Compassionate self-discipline is nothing other than being present, rather than engaged in distracted, unfocused, addicti
It does no good to search frantically for peace, to seek anxiously after love, joy or freedom. if you want joy, be joyful. if you want peace, be peaceful. it is good to be a person of means. if the end is never in sight, it doesn't matter. we do what we do for the joy of doing, not because we're going to get a reward when it's over. if we're doing what we're doing to get a reward, the odds are real good that we'll be disappointed a lot. - cheri huber #hubering #personofmeans