Self-discipline involves doing activities that are desirable without any external motivation and resisting the temptation to do what is undesirable or unethical. Parents and teachers would be happier if children imposed self-discipline and refrained from activities considered anti-social. Yet there are arguments and counter-arguments over the value of self-discipline with one group saying it leads to success and happiness in life.
Now a growing number of psychologists believe that self-discipline may not be a virtue but it could be a symptom of some of the underlying problems faced by the individual.
Here are 5 reasons why Self Discipline is over-rated.