EP 518: Better Than Nothing: Building a Habit of Discipline and Consistancy

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The Dalai Lama has said, “The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.”

East Coast Correspondent joins The Nation to talk about consistency and discipline. Sometimes it is very easy to set goals and get started. For many, failure can come just as easy if we set too high of expectations. We talk about ideas and tactics that have helped us when there are 6 reasons not to get the work done. Sometimes it means doing something so minuscule that it is just a bit more effort than doing nothing at all. These small wins help us psychologically and physically to get a step closer to our desired outcome.

Here is the link to Scott’s Tedtalk that he couldn’t remember. Christine Carter teaches about her “better than nothing” philosophy that helped her become a runner after failing initially.

Check out these previous episodes with similar topics:
EP 458: Motivation vs. Discipline
Grit: That Space Between Giving Up and Going All In

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