How to Build Self-Discipline: Resist Temptations and Reach Your Long-Term Goals - Martin Meadows

How to Build Self-Discipline: Resist Temptations and Reach Your Long-Term Goals

By Martin Meadows

  • Release Date: 2015-06-05
  • Genre: Psychology
Score: 4.5
From 88 Ratings


How to Develop Self-Discipline, Resist Temptations and Reach Your Long-Terms Goals

If you want to make positive changes in your life and achieve your long-term goals, I can't think of a better way to do it than to learn how to become more self-disciplined.

Science has figured out a lot of interesting aspects of self-discipline and willpower, but most of this knowledge is buried deep inside long and boring scientific papers.

If you'd like to benefit from these studies without actually reading them, this book is for you. I've done the job for you and researched the most useful and viable scientific findings that will help you improve your self-discipline.

Here are just a couple things you will learn from the book:

- what a bank robber with lemon juice on his face can teach you about self-control. The story will make you laugh out loud, but its implications will make you think twice about your ability to control your urges.

- how $50 chocolate bars can motivate you to keep going when faced with an overwhelming temptation to give in.

- why President Obama wears only gray and blue suits and what it has to do with self-control (it's also a possible reason why the poor stay poor).

- why the popular way of visualization can actually prevent you from reaching your goals and destroy your self-control (and what to do instead).

- what dopamine is and why it's crucial to understand its role to break your bad habits and form good ones.

- 5 practical ways to train your self-discipline. Discover some of the most important techniques to increase your self-control and become better at resisting instant gratification.

- why the status quo bias will threaten your goals and what to do to reduce its effect on your resolutions.

- why extreme diets help people achieve long-term results, and how to apply these findings in your own life.

- why and when indulging yourself can actually help you build your self-discipline. Yes, you can stuff yourself (from time to time) and still lose weight.

Instead of sharing with you the detailed "why" (with confusing and boring descriptions of studies), I will share with you the "how" – advice that will change your life if you decide to follow it.

You too can master the art of self-discipline and learn how to resist temptations. Your long term goals are worth it. Scroll up and buy the book now.

As a gift for buying my book, you'll get my another book, "Grit: How to Keep Going When You Want to Give Up."


  • Very helpful

    By Khelin Lamar
    Information provided helps a lot
  • Get Your Discipline Know-How in One Place!

    By Morpheus32393
    Martin Meadows provides useable information and motivational examples to understand what Discipline is and how to install the mindsets and practices of Discipline into a variety of aspects in your life. He has clearly been an avid reader of self-help books on the topic because he cites many well-known resources (so you don’t have to). Throughout the book, Meadows provides personal stories and sidebars that show you examples of how to become more self-disciplined and the impact it has had in his life (and could have in yours). Highly recommended…Get what you need to know about Self-Discipline all in one place with someone who practices what he preaches.
  • Good

    By Raquel and Ezequiel
    Shorter than what I thought. I enjoyed.
  • Save your money

    By abogadoavocado
    It's not really much of a book — it struck me more of a collection of mediocre blog posts. The bulk of the text is a regurgitation of psychological studies and other (better) books about self-discipline. The author adds some superficial personal stores that don't add anything. Frankly, the stories came off like bragging. There's nothing in this book you can't find in a better form elsewhere.
  • How to Build Self Discipline

    By Laila Zaraweh
    I give this book 5 stars because it really inspires me, dear Martin. This book is really practical, the techniques are so true and live. It really encourages you to start right away. The idea of meditation, cold showers and fasting is excellent. Even if I can't fast that long but it sure has put ideas and solutions into my mind to get started and do something about my overweight, and self discipline. I recommend this book to all readers who want to make a change in their lives. Thanks Martin