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Control and Directing of Self

self-control/ self- discipline/ will power/ temperance/ self restraint

 

the ability to control  and direct your thoughts, feelings, behavior, speech (mental and oral),  impulses, whatever to do something or not do something:

in all times:

  • easy:
  • diffifult;
  • especially those that are painful (physically, emotionally)
the ability to force yourself to do something or restain from doing something regardless of how you feel:
the ability to deny oneself ones greatest pleasure just to prove the one that one can, that one has to willpower to do whatever he sets out to do.

stiff upper lip

a quality of remaining calm and not letting other people see what you are really feeling in a difficult or unpleasant situation

dignity

the impressive behavior of someone who controls their emotions in a difficult situation

Discipline

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Many experts of success, motivation and human potential development define discipline as still doing the things ( that actions, the deeds) EVEN when the mood, the mental state is gone WHEN you made the commitment.  In other words, FORCING /MAKING yourself do what you know you need to do even when, especially when , you don’t feel like it. Doing it anyways, even when you don’t want to do it.