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How to Build Self-Discipline Audiobook

How to Build Self-Discipline: Resist Temptations and Reach Your Long-Term Goals

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Publisher's Summary

If you want to make positive changes in your life and achieve your long-term goals, I can't think of a better way to do it than to learn how to become more self-disciplined.

Science has figured out a lot of interesting aspects of self-discipline and willpower, but most of this knowledge is buried deep inside long, boring scientific papers. If you'd like to benefit from these studies without actually reading them, this audiobook is for you. I've done the job for you and researched the most useful and viable scientific findings that will help you improve your self-discipline.

Here are just a few of things you will learn from this audiobook:

  1. What a bank robber with lemon juice on his face can teach you about self-control. This story will make you laugh out loud, but its implications will make you think twice about your ability to control your urges.
  2. How $50 chocolate bars can motivate you to keep going when faced with an overwhelming temptation to give in.
  3. Why President Obama wears only gray and blue suits, and what it has to do with self-control.
  4. Why the popular method of visualization can actually prevent you from reaching your goals and destroy your self-control (and what to do instead).
  5. What dopamine is and why it's crucial to understand its role if you want to break your bad habits and form good ones.
  6. Five practical ways to train yourself in self-discipline. Discover some of the most important techniques to increase your self-control and become better at resisting instant gratification.
  7. Why and when indulging yourself can actually help you build your self-discipline. Yes, you can stuff yourself (from time to time) and still lose weight.
  8. You too can master the art of self-discipline and learn how to resist temptations. Your long-term goals are worth it. Scroll up to buy the audiobook now.

©2015 Martin Meadows (P)2015 Martin Meadows

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    Silga 26/05/2016
    Silga 26/05/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved this! Loads of great tips! Recommended!"

    Loved the book. Can't wait to apply his wisdom to my everyday routine and change my life! Thanks!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Mindfulmonk 21/11/2016
    Mindfulmonk 21/11/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "A Good Overview"

    A Good Overview with helpful pointers for improving & maintaining your self discipline, Nice One

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • A. Yoshida
    Pasadena, CA USA
    02/11/16
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    "Summary for Building Good Habits"

    The book is a summary of key points for building good habits and self-discipline. There are a lot of examples of eating healthy and losing weight as a lot of people can relate to that. Some tips are obvious, like replace candies with fruits or don't go shopping when you're hungry. There are also suggestions for small changes, like meditate for a minute or exercise for five minutes and build on that over time. The hardest part is getting started. If you can make it a habit to do something good, however small, it will get the momentum rolling to do more over time.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • L. Williams
    Raliegh, NC United States
    23/08/15
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    "Great book!"

    One of the first books that should be read by this author. it explains so much about the role dopamine plays in willpower and finally dispels the myth that willpower is a finite resource.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    28/03/16
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    "clear, actionable and practical"

    As a person who struggles with temptation and impulses I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I can use and practice what's in it. I recommend repeated listening though to solidify what's gleaned. narration was clear and there were spots of humor I enjoyed and found refreshing. recommend you buy this one.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • gregorypurnell
    15/01/16
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    "got alot of good tools to work on quit smoking.now"

    loved it.used it to ptatice dpiritual prenciples in my every day lifr.some new thoughts.and iddad

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Keifer
    10/10/15
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    "Great read!"

    Awesome book, really helpful! It made me realize that I'm not the only one that goes through life struggles. This book is really goin to help me get to my long term goals....It has already changed my life, has me goin for a walk @7am juss to get my day stared and I feel great!!

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Timothy
    Philadelphia, PA, United States
    25/06/15
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    "Good As Gold"
    Would you listen to How to Build Self-Discipline again? Why?

    I got the book a week ago and I have lessened to it 3 time and have taken notes.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of How to Build Self-Discipline?

    Towards the end of the book he list 7 traps that can slip you up and then after explaining them he gives you ways to get around them. Some of these are blind spot that I didn't even think about before going thru this book.


    Have you listened to any of John Gagnepain’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes But it is a lot of information to take in all in one shot.


    Any additional comments?

    This book is not long and not expensive. If this is an area that you think you need help or guidance in its worth a shot.

    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Eduardo
    19/03/16
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    "amazing starting point"

    great book to understand the basics of self discipline, follow this steps and you'll find yourselves improving instantly.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • VitaGirl
    Hollywood, CA
    09/02/16
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    "Love this. .actionable plan"

    I loved how the author spoke and how he explains all he was and is and how much this CAN BE a reality. .I will absolutely listen again and my husband is now also wanting to listen after I told him about it..

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • DIY manAmazon Customer
    atlanta, GA. United States
    05/01/16
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    "great book. "

    this is a great book. it is filled with motivating and inspiring advice. I recommend this book to anyone.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Xavier O. Jenkins
    Montclair, NJ USA
    04/01/16
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    "So packed I'll need another listen"

    great, short, packed with information. Can't wait to try in my day to day. Also will have to read again as there are so many points that I will want to review as I get better with practice.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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