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Best Books on Discipline

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The Willpower Instinct
How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
Kelly McGonigal - 2013-12-31 (first published in 2011)
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Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity.Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psyc...
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The Power of Habit
Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg - 2014-01-07 (first published in 2012)
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OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTWith a new Afterword by the authorIn The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that...
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No Excuses!
The Power of Self-Discipline
Brian Tracy - 2011-03-22 (first published in 2010)
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You don’t need to have been born under a lucky star, or with incredible wealth, or with terrific contacts and connections, or even special skills...but what you do need to succeed in any of your life goals is self-discipline. Unfortunately, most people give in to the two worst enemies of success: they take the path of least resistance (in other wor...
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Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
Roy F. Baumeister - 2012-08-28 (first published in 2011)
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Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with New York Times science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control. Drawing on cutting-edge research and the wisdom of real-life experts, Willpower shares lessons on how to focus our strength, resist temptation, and redirec...
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The Science of Self-Discipline
The Willpower, Mental Toughness, and Self-Control to Resist Temptation and Achieve Your Goals (Live a Disciplined Life)
Peter Hollins - 2017-10-23
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Your best intentions are not enough. Learn to scientifically engineer a disciplined life, become relentless, and never give up. Whatever you want in your life, self-discipline is the missing piece. Goals will remain dreams if you make the mistake of relying on motivation and your best drawn plans. ...
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No-Drama Discipline
The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
Daniel J. Siegel - 2016-07-12
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child and The Yes Brain tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline.Highlighting the fascinating link between a child's neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, No-Drama Discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing w...
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The Compound Effect
Darren Hardy - 2012-10-02 (first published in 2010)
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The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, based on the principle that little, everyday decisions will either take you to the life you desire or to disaster by default. No gimmicks. No Hyperbole. No Magic Bullet. The Compound Effect is a distillation of the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in busi...
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The Marshmallow Test
Why Self-Control Is the Engine of Success
Walter Mischel - 2015-09-22 (first published in 2014)
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Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behavior later in life? The world's leading expert on se...
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Robert Greene - 2013-10-29 (first published in 2012)
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The #1 New York Timesbestselling sequel to The 48 Laws of PowerMastery synthesizes the years of research Robert Greene conducted while writing the international bestsellers The 48 Laws of Power, The 33 Strategies of War, and The Art of Seduction and demonstrates that the ultimate form of power is mastery itself. By analyzing the lives of such past ...
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The War of Art
Steven Pressfield - 2015-06-16 (first published in 2002)
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Internationally bestselling author of Last of the Amazons, Gates of Fire, and Tides of War, Steven Pressfield delivers a guide to inspire and support those who struggle to express their creativity. Pressfield believes that “resistance” is the greatest enemy, and he offers many unique and helpful ways to overcome it....
The Practicing Mind by Thomas M. Sterner
The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel
Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
Parenting With Love And Logic by Foster Cline
The Now Habit by Neil Fiore
How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen by Joanna Faber
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber
Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Laura Markham
No Bad Kids by Janet Lansbury
Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven
1-2-3 Magic by Thomas Phelan
The Little Book of Big Change by Amy Johnson
Atomic Habits by James Clear
The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson
Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Relentless by Tim S. Grover
The Master key to Riches (Condensed Classics) by Napoleon Hill, Mitch Horowitz
Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
My Mouth Is A Volcano by Julia Cook
The Warrior Ethos by Steven Pressfield
Positive Discipline for Preschoolers by Jane Nelsen Ed. D.
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers
What Were You Thinking? by Bryan Smith
Katie Loves the Kittens by John Himmelman
Stop Procrastinating by Nils Salzgeber
Mini Habits by Stephen Guise
365 Days With Self-discipline by Martin Meadows
A Grand Bed Adventure by A. M. Marcus
You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero
Making a Change for Good by Cheri Huber
The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz
Self-Discipline in 10 days by Theodore Bryant
Essential Zen Habits by Leo Babauta