By Sam Thomas Davies

4b6bca28659d88bdccf2163384749f49 Harry S. Truman once said, “In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all of them came first”.

But for the rest of us, self-discipline often comes second… if at all.

Every day, we admit defeat to self-indulgence when we choose to snooze over waking up early, watch T.V. instead of study and eat junk food when we should exercise.

There’s no doubt about it: if you want to achieve your goals, be it lose 14 pounds, write a best-selling children’s book, start a non-profit or enroll on an online class, you need to build self-discipline.

But self-discipline isn’t something we should be afraid of and contrary to popular belief, it isn’t that difficult to build…

Once you know how.

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