In this video we will be talking about 10 important insights for building your Self Discipline from the writings of Marcus Aurelius. He was also a devout student of the philosophy of Stoicism. During his rule, Aurelius found the time to construct a series of autobiographical writings, now known as the Meditations. In these writings, the Marcus Aurelius offered a number of key insights on how to build self discipline. So here are 10 important insights for self discipline from Marcus Aurelius. 1. Self Discipline starts with finding your purpose 2. Count on yourself 3. Show up every day 4. Practice voluntary hardship 5. Practice dichotomy of control 6. Never play the victim 7. Practice delayed gratification 8. Ignore naysayers 9. Find wise people to emulate 10. Honestly review your day I hope you enjoyed watching the video and hope you find these insights very insights very helpful to for your self discipline. Even though Marcus Aurelius wrote it 2,000 years ago — his insights on Stoicism still carry strong weight today. Stoicism is a school of Hellenistic philosophy founded by Zeno of Citium in Athens in the early 3rd century BC. Even though it is over 2000 years old, more and more people are discovering how Stoicism is not only relevant to modern times, but can be applied in very simple, yet strong ways.