Self-Discipline and its Importance
Meaning of Self-Discipline: Discipline means order or code of behaviour. Self-discipline refers to the ability to control one’s own feeling is very important. Self-Discipline leads to overcome one’s own weaknesses.
Life without Self-discipline is no life. We need be guided by rules. We have to be respectful to our elders. We must obey our seniors.
Its importance: Self-Discipline is most needed for success in life. Discipline is a must whether we are at school or at a home. It is equally necessary whether we are in the office or on the playground. Our life, our society, our country or even the world will go astray without Discipline. So some sort of Discipline is required everywhere. There is order in Nature. Even small disorder in the world of Nature leads to chaos.
The formative days in schools and colleges: Self-Discipline has to be learnt at every walk of life. Childhood is the best period for it. The young mind learns things quickly and easily. At school, the students are taught to behalf well. They are taught to respect their elders. Even on the playground the boys are taught to follow the rules of the games. So the student days are the most formative period in which the value of Self-Discipline can be learnt.
Evils of indiscipline: A man is just like an animal without Self-Discipline. His life and actions become aimless. In the present age, in Self-Discipline is a great evil. It is growing in every walk of life. Both the young and the old do lawless acts. Today crimes and thefts are on the increase. People seem to have forgotten the value of Self-Discipline. In India over-crowding in buses and trains is very common. Travelling without tickets is also a normal feature. Student indiscipline is the talk of the town.
Causes of indiscipline: Lack of employment is a major cause of indiscipline and unrest. Over population makes the situation still worse. Overcrowding in schools and colleges causes indiscipline. Finally, poverty leads top disorder, unrest and indiscipline.
Conclusion: In fact, Self-Discipline is a good thing. It builds character. It develops strength and unity. It creates a sense of co-operation. So Self-Discipline must be aught from the very childhood. It is a key to success in life. The higher is the sense of Self-Discipline, the better it is for the people and the country.