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Strong-Will, self-control and discipline - Do you have it?

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posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 06:09 AM
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Here is my theory.

I think we need passion and enthusiasm.
We get them by having goals and working to reach them.
Life is like a game, as long as you are working to reach a goal you are ok, when there is no more goals to achieve, the game gets boring...
Strong will, yes, this is a great energy, it will make you get up from bed, it will make you move with enthusiasm.
The will to do something is the fuel for life. It gives motivation for action, it makes the blood flow.
Without the will to do it, existence wouldn't have been created.
So we need to want something badly.
But IMHO we should focus on our own actions, because we need to focus on something we can control. We cant control the world outside, we cant control all the results, we cant control what others do, but we can control what we do.
So our goals must be decomposed on things we want to do.
Now comes self-control and discipline.
You want badly, you are focused on your actions, you are focused on things to do, but nothing happens if you don't control your everyday actions and your routine.
You need to have the self control to do things the way you really want it.
You must do what you want to do.
Once you decide you want to do something you must have the discipline and self-control to do it.

You must have the discipline to do what you want to do, when, where and how you want it.

Don´t do what you always do, do what you want to do, don't wait for tomorrow, do it when the right time has come.

So, we need to want do do something. we need to want it badly.
And then we need to do it, we need the discipline and self-control to do it when, where and how we want it.

This will fill your days with passion and enthusiasm. It doesn't matter if you win or loose.
The game of life is about playing the game, having goals that makes you want to do things, and then doing them the best we can.

Its all about will, effort and enthusiasm. This energy will make you evolve in every levels of existence.

What do you think?

Cheers




posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 06:27 AM
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Yes, but I did need the passion and enthusiasm reminder.
Thanks!


Nice thread



posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 06:35 AM
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your not one of those motivational speakers are you?
do i have to send you some cash to get your 5 cd set!

so your will to reach your goal is to tell other people how to reach their goal?!
your words are wise,but most intelligent people realize this already.
thanx for the post any way yoda



posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 07:19 AM
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I just like to spread messages.
Glad you liked it.



posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 07:23 AM
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I've been thinking about discipline lately and I agree with what you say.

What are ways to discipline yourself?



posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 07:24 AM
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Until one can be content with 'what is', one will never be satisfied.



posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 07:36 AM
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reply to post by NewerBeing
 


Discipline is just to do according to your wishes.

Just be aware of yourself, do what you want, dont let your habits and old routines control you. When you want to act, do it.



posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 07:39 AM
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When you create you do it because you want to add something to what is, even if you love what is.



posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 07:39 AM
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"Discipline is just to do according to your wishes.

Just be aware of yourself, do what you want, dont let your habits and old routines control you. When you want to act, do it."

So if you want to stop smoking and then you want a cigarette, act on that wish and light a smoke. I don't think giving up old habits are that easy.
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posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 07:41 AM
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Passion has always been there, it's watching and knowing how long it'll take for most around us to " get it " that tends to throw the enthusiasm out the window, along with patients.



posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 08:48 AM
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What do you mean?



posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 04:48 AM
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I wonder if you people acknowledge the importance of these traits. Maybe some of you just want enlightenment, third eye visions, seeing ghosts, and all kind of paranormal experiences.
Those are great, they show you there is more to life than the 5 senses can see, but can you understand the importance of bettering yourselves, can you understand why we should meditate on human values like these?



posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 04:55 AM
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To better oneself is not possible. You are now. Looking to the future to better yourself is denying the perfection of God.
If however life is painful then peace is the goal. Peace is the acceptance of 'this'. 'This' cannot be improved but it can be known.



posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 05:06 AM
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You are saying that we shouldn't know ourselves and better our actions?
We just have to be what we are.
The work is just to uncover what we already are. Is that what you are saying?



posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 05:12 AM
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Know thyself.
Thyself is not in the past or the future, you are/this is now. When you say 'i need to better myself' you are saying 'i am not good enough, if i try harder one day i will be good enough'.
'I am not good enough' will not set you free, there is no peace in that.
I am. Stick to 'I am' and you will know peace and freedom.

"I am (is) the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through 'me'." John 14:6.


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posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 05:23 AM
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There is no peace in just observing things, that is boring.
Life is supposed to have creation, you create something, you create value.
The game is to be involved and to evolve, the game is not to be in boring observation.
Of course you should observe and act, you must create.
We are to be bettered, with that we better creation.
Thats my opinion.



posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 05:29 AM
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If you 'want' then you do not feel whole. Wholeness is peace.
All God wants is for you to see his creation. But his creation is boring. So humans make up their own creation and then suffer accordingly.



posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 05:34 AM
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Humans are god in action. We are him, he wants to create, creation is always being created.
What we want is what he wants, because we are him.
Creation wouldn't exist if the creator just observed.
No, he was not satisfied, so he made it, and it is supposed to be always in motion, evolving.
I don't believe in your theory.
There is no suffering in creation, i think there is suffering in being still, just watching, not involved in creating.



posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 05:38 AM
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So where is the need for you or the people to have strong will, self control and disipline if you and the people are God?
If i am God what is there to improve?
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posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 05:51 AM
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GOD manifested its creation but creation is always evolving.
GOD is never satisfied, he enjoys the game of the evolving creation.
Doing things, seeing how they interact, and act upon his own reality.
He created but creation never stops, creation is always evolving, changing, because it responds to the will to act upon reality.
The will to do something (create) is the most basic force of the universe.
If you deny it, you deny existence.
There is no beauty in just seeing reality, you must be involved, you must help on the ever lasting creation.
Dont just watch, afraid of bad feelings, get involved, do something useful, create, change yourself, act upon reality, peace and happiness comes from trying to reach goals.
If you sit steel just watching, you get bored, life fades away!



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