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14 Ways to Improve Your Self-Discipline (Infographic) These simple tricks will help you avoid temptation and reach your goals.

By Rose Leadem

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Trying to kick a bad habit? Eat healthier? Go to the gym every day? It's important to achieve your goals and become your best self, but no one said it'd be easy. It takes a lot of self-discipline.

Self-discipline is vital to avoiding temptation and reaching success. And while it can be tough to boost your willpower and take action, there are certain things you can do to make goals more achievable.

Related: Self-Discipline for the Entrepreneur

To start, set a time early in the week and develop a routine. That way, you'll start off strong and understand what needs to be done for the rest of the week. Write down your reasons for self-discipline: What do you hope to achieve? Where do you see yourself? Visualize your success and you'll be more motivated to reach it.

On your way to achieving your goals, temptation will likely arise. To make sure you don't give in, plan beforehand for what you'll say and do when this happens. You should hide any temptations to avoid these situations altogether.

Related: Chart Goals to Create a Road Map to Your Success

From asking your friends for help to setting an alarm to go to bed, check out CashNetUSA's 14 Ways to Improve Your Self-Discipline infographic below.

Rose Leadem is a freelance writer for Entrepreneur.com. 

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