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Self-Compassion

The Key Factor Behind Fierce Self-Discipline

Something I see all the time in my research and writing and talk about frequently in my coaching practice is the need to marry fierce self-discipline with fierce self-compassion. Self-discipline is pursuing what one thinks is right despite temptations to abandon it; focus on task hand; showing up consistently, even when you don’t want to.…

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Two Simple But Underused Rules for Progress in Anything

My family just got a new puppy. An adorable, little—for now, anyways—German Shepherd. Sleep hasn’t been great. Ananda needs to go out at least once in the middle of night, and sometimes more. This is the first time since my son was an infant, a few years back now, that I’ve gone to bed knowing…

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