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Word of the Day: Discipline

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The word discipline piqued my interest when I heard it in a podcast recently. In the way it was used, I really connected to its sound and meaning, immediately inspiring me to look into it further, to figure out its potential power in creating positive practices in my life. 
The definitions I found on it are not the most appealing and possibly match most people's initial association with the word:
Discipline - [noun] the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behaviour, using punishment to correct disobedience. [verb] train oneself to do something in a controlled and habitual way.
Self Discipline -  the ability to control one's feelings and overcome one's weaknesses. Synonyms: self-control, self-mastery; restraint, self-restraint; will power, strength of will, firmness, firmness of purpose, purposefulness, strong-mindedness, resolution, resolve, moral fibre; doggedness, persistence, determination, tenacity 
These didn't particularly evoke the way in which I re…

If You Could Only See

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See How Free You Can Be
If you could only see, See just how free you can be See, how it looks, sounds and feels To be unleashed, into liberty. If you were to cultivate A boundless belief in sufficiency; A you that surpasses all sense of ‘enough’.
A you who emerges from the constraints of ingrained fallacy Rewriting the fictions penned by your affliction of conditions Whose sole function is to keep you small. Restricted. Contained. Silently submissive To the clipped wings of self esteem deficiency, It may seem, impossibly out of reach, But I promise, with this belief, you will see.
If you can fill your speech with accents of affirmation, Your mind with positive, empowering information If you focus your vision on the view of freedom, Reframing challenges into lessons of wisdom, You will, supplement your life with sustained self-support, And this, this is your passport, to a life laden in your limitless dreams And to a you, who is wealthy in the means needed to see What it is to finally be free.
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