Giovanni Dienstmann

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As a self-discipline coach, Giovanni Dienstmann has helped hedge fund managers, CEOs, entrepreneurs, ambitious professionals, artists and pro athletes to live a more focused and disciplined life. Since 2014 he has been successfully coaching people to overcome distractions, procrastination, self-doubt, fear, and other forms of self-sabotage.

Whatever self-discipline challenges you face, and whatever excuse you are telling yourself—Giovanni has seen it, and has developed a tool to deal with it.

Whether you need help building a consistent morning routine, breaking bad habits, finding your life purpose, increasing motivation and willpower, achieving your goals, or simply being more effective with your time and energy, Mindful Self-Discipline can help.

As a meditation teacher, Giovanni runs, which is one of the top five most visited meditation blogs on the web. His first book, Practical Meditation, is available in eight different languages and has popularly been called “the meditation Bible”. Giovanni has over 10,000 hours of personal meditation practice and is a sought-after consultant to award-winning meditation apps. His meditation programs have helped over 20,000 people start a daily meditation practice, improve their psychological well-being, and master their minds.

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  • Self-discipline is not self-punishment. It is self-respect.
    It is you living in harmony with your highest goals and values. It is the heart of personal development—the bridge between where you are now and where you want to be.
    Self-discipline is choosing yourself, and respecting that choice. It’s acting in harmony with your goals, not your moods; your decisions, not your emotions; your aspirations, not your desires.
    No amount of talent, money, knowledge or self-help hacks can compensate for lack of self-discipline. And in this world of distractions and instant gratification, even a little bit of it goes a long way.
    Self-discipline is not self-denial; it is self-affirmation. It is a tool that serves your best interests. It empowers you to live a life true to yourself. Self-discipline is self-respect.
    The result of a life lived with self-discipline is fulfillment. The result of one lived without it is regret.