Discipline is the art of seeing yourself through the eyes of a teacher who has loved you. – unknown
It takes hard work and dedication — forms of self-discipline — to acheive the ends we’re looking for. Often when we think of discipline, it’s from a harsh, finger-pointing perspective, or one that is finding lack or deficit. The idea of seeing ourselves from the perspective of a loving teacher or mentor – considering discipline as a form of teaching or guidance – what a freeing notion!
In times of self-doubt, or negative self-critique, what might be possible if you imagined yourself in the presence of a wise and concerned teacher, one who could guide, inspire and encourage?
How might this type of perspective impact what you’re working on?