Signs for SELF-DISCIPLINE

Meaning: the ability to control one's feelings and overcome one's weaknesses; the ability to pursue what one thinks is right despite temptations to abandon it.

Pronunciation: dominant-handed "10" handshape pointing to the torso "SELF" + dominant-handed "D" moving back and forth on the passive "1" handshape " DISCIPLINE".

Video courtesy of Wanda Mithaug, 2017.

Semantic variation.

Pronunciation: dominant-handed "10" handshape pointing to the passive-handed "1" handshape "SELF" + dominant-handed "D" moving back and forth on the passive "1" handshape " DISCIPLINE".

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Are self-discipline and SELF-CONTROL the same thing? Research generally says they are different psychological processes.

Basically, self-control says no to self or urges the self to stop. On the other hand, self-discipline tells oneself to go and keep it going.

Self-control and self-discipline are complementary. With self-discipline, you wake up and get up and with self-control, you resist pressing the snooze one more. With willpower, you eat a healthy meal and with self-control, you scoop a limited amount of ice cream into a bowl for dessert.

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