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Weekly self-discipline tips from a Wall Street Journal bestselling author Martin Meadows.

I'm sharing unique perspectives on how to build more self-discipline and achieve your goals. My primary focus is on sustainable, consistent methods that let you improve your life while also enjoying it. I don't believe in constantly pushing yourself to the limits and struggling for the sake of struggling. I'm an entrepreneur, writer, digital nomad, freediver, surfer, and language learning enthusiast.

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📙 Hiatus

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 Hiatus Hello, Due to burnout, own personal issues, and the necessity to make more space in my life for other things, I'm going on hiatus. I won't be sending weekly newsletters anymore. I may return one day. Thank you for following my newsletter. With appreciation, Martin Support the Newsletter Build effortless self-discipline If you want to consistently pursue your goals, get my 30-day course with advice, exercises, and accountability. Click here to...

4 months ago • 1 min read

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 40/70 decision-making rule Hello, Sometimes readers ask me for tips about decision making. I'm not a good decision maker so I thought I'd share with you a quick thought by someone who is. In his book Man Up entrepreneur Bedros Keuilian writes: If you find something you’re excited about but don’t take immediate action on, you’re probably searching for problems and finding reasons not to do it. The longer you wait, the less likely you are to pull the...

4 months ago • 1 min read

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 Lacking confidence? Hello, Do you lack confidence to get started with your goals? There's one important thing you need to understand... This issue is brought to you by... A Spiritual Self-Development Guide That Actually Works In “Starlight,” Robledo combines the warm poetry of Rumi with the practical self-help of Tony Robbins in meticulously crafted, highly readable morsels.Prepare to embark on a spiritual, provocative, and delightful inner quest....

4 months ago • 1 min read

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 Self-discipline starts with... Hello, There are hundreds, if not thousands of things that affect your level of self-discipline. But there's one thing that every person needs to start with to dramatically increase chances of success. And that thing is... This issue is brought to you by... A Unique Way To Discipline Your Mind (& Heart) The bite-sized chunks of mental & emotional perspective in Awaken the Starlight Within by int'l bestselling author I....

5 months ago • 2 min read

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 One book I re-read regularly Hello, I'm not the kind of person who re-reads books. But there's one book that I do come back to and thought I would share it with you. The title of the book is Living the 80/20 Way: Work Less, Worry Less, Succeed More, Enjoy More by Richard Koch (not an affiliate link, I don't get anything out of recommending it). Richard Koch is an extremely successful businessman. What I find most interesting about him is that he's...

5 months ago • 1 min read

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 Procrastination: friend or enemy? Hello, A super quick thought today... Procrastination: friend or enemy? When people talk about procrastination, they always refer to it as a bad thing. After all, you shouldn't postpone important tasks. But what if procrastination is also a sign that you're trying to do something you simply shouldn't do? Pointless stuff: Sometimes you don't do things because they're pointless. Why bother arranging files if it doesn't...

5 months ago • 1 min read

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 What if this could be easy? Hello, Here's a powerful way to get things done by putting in less effort... What if this could be easy? In his book Effortless Greg McKeown writes: When we feel overwhelmed, it may not be because the situation is inherently overwhelming. It may be because we are overcomplicating something in our own heads. Asking the question “What if this could be easy?” is a way to reset our thinking. It may seem almost impossibly...

5 months ago • 2 min read

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 Beware the rule of three Hello, I have a quick email today about a very important topic if you're struggling with consistency... Beware the rule of three Whenever I work on a new goal, I try to work on it every day, even if on some days it's just a quick 5-minute session. The point is to keep demonstrating my commitment to the goal, even if on some days it's not perfect. I've found that skipping one day here and there isn't dangerous as long as you...

5 months ago • 2 min read

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 What's your sans souci palace? Hello, I decided to shorten the weekly newsletter. Instead of 3 topics taking over 5 minutes to read, each newsletter will take no more than 2 minutes to read. It will cover only one idea to help you with self-discipline. Today we'll take some inspiration from a Prussian king. What? Read on... What's your sans souci? In 1745, Prussian King Frederick the Great ordered the construction of his summer palace in Potsdam,...

6 months ago • 2 min read

Daily Self-Discipline: Weekly Newsletter 📙 How I lost 20 pounds in 8 weeks with little effort Hello, In today's post-holiday and pre-New Year issue I decided to do a deep dive and focus on one topic: weight loss and weight management. You can find never-ending amounts of information online on the topic. It's not my intention to repeat all the generic tips. Instead, I'm going to share my personal experience of how I lost 20 pounds in 8 weeks and didn't even feel like I was putting much effort....

6 months ago • 5 min read
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