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Triumph of the Will

What are some movies that deal with the theme of self-discipline? [more inside]
posted by twinight on Oct 5, 2012 - 41 answers

How to stop worrying and love myself

Lately I have been binging on self-help books, surfing the internet for articles on family issues -- I just want an answer, to know what went wrong and how to fix it. But everything seems hollow. I feel horribly stuck and I desperately want to move forward and I don't know how. Lots and lots of details inside. [more inside]
posted by bunderful on Nov 27, 2011 - 18 answers

What characteristics exemplify a disciplined person?

What characteristics exemplify a disciplined person? [more inside]
posted by jander03 on Sep 13, 2011 - 10 answers

I really kinda thought I'd be a better person by now :(.

I've spent decades working on the same personal flaws, and despite clear goals and clever attack strategies, nothing ever seems to stick. Is it even possible to permanently "fix" specific aspects of one's character or personality? If so, how? and how long does it take? [more inside]
posted by gallusgallus on May 16, 2011 - 27 answers

We need the willpower to promote self-discipline.

My class is in charge of promoting the value of "self-discipline" around the school in the form of posters/messages/etc during the month of June. What would be some good ways to promote that value? [more inside]
posted by Memo on May 6, 2011 - 10 answers

You know what they say about loose lips, right?

I have a tendency towards gossiping and spilling secrets. How can I get better control of what I divulge in conversations? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 13, 2010 - 17 answers

Diet + Marriage = Halp!!!

We both need to lose weight... But I need some help figuring out how to successfully do it together. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 10, 2009 - 23 answers

What is a writing retreat really like?

I've been awarded a place in a month-long writing residency/retreat in the countryside. But I'm scared! What if I'm no good at it? [more inside]
posted by different on Feb 1, 2009 - 12 answers

I need discipline! (no, not that kind of discipline)

Help me re-develop personal discipline without tearing myself to pieces. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 26, 2008 - 12 answers

You need concentwation.

How do you develop focus, drive, and personal discipline? [more inside]
posted by Saxon Kane on May 11, 2008 - 28 answers

I need a drill sargeant to make me get fit.

How can I develop a healthier lifestyle despite my significant lack of initiative? [more inside]
posted by chudmonkey on Jan 25, 2006 - 39 answers

How do you get through mind-numbing tasks?

I'm dealing with some boring things to do at work. I'm wondering what things you do (mentally, emotionally, procedural 'tricks', self-benefits/rewards, discipline, etc.) to get yourself through stuff you find excruciatingly boring, but necessary. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Jun 1, 2005 - 9 answers

Seeking Self Discipline

Any ideas on increasing self discipline with respect to personal habits? Particularly in a College/Academic setting? [more inside]
posted by phyrewerx on Mar 9, 2005 - 14 answers

The Nibbler Strikes!

The nibbler strikes! Why can't I just sit here and work (or read MetaFilter) without constantly munching on sunflower seeds, popcorn, gummi bears, and the like? Anyone here ever overcome a too-much-snacking-in-front-of-the-computer habit? Any advice will help. Thanks.
posted by whatnot on Jul 19, 2004 - 28 answers

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