Wasteland Kings

Tag: discipline

I invite you to explore an imperfect allegory. Imagine you live in a small town somewhere cold and that you have a friend named Stacy. Both of you work hard at a printing company, but you’re not paid well and you live month to month. The added difficulty for Stacy comes from being a single mother to three kids. Keeping them fed, clothed, and a roof over their heads requires a great deal of  thriftiness. Sometimes, they scrape by on…

Discipline is not something that we naturally have. While we assume that some people have natural inclinations towards discipline and that others naturally struggle with procrastination or laziness, all people share the same potential for a disciplined life. We have the same potential because discipline is a muscle and not a natural ability. I learned this first hand because at one point in my life I lost about 130 pounds over two years. Those two years were not easy and…