Mental Discipline

David Brooks wrote a great article about how to elevate mental and physical prowess through physical routine. He cites a book by a sports physiologist, H.A. Dorfman.

Great Quote:

“Self-discipline is a form of freedom. Freedom from laziness and lethargy, freedom from expectations and demands of others, freedom from weakness and fear — and doubt.”

Structure and repitition shape human thought. Structured practice is the key to mastery in any skill, whether pitching a baseball or giving a speech. We often think that our mind shapes our actions; but our actions also shape our mind.

The whole article is well worth reading. Here’s the link.

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One response to “Mental Discipline

  1. geppissportsjournal

    Thanks for posting the link. I read the article and found it very interesting, and of course learned a great deal.

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