Long Term Sustainable Self Discipline Techniques to Positively Influence Yourself! Successful people are the envy of many. They are our role models. We admire their success, wonder how they did it, and wish we could be just like them or replicate similar successes in our lives. Unfortunately, not realizing that wishing alone is not enough and that there is more to achieving success, many of us stop there, dreaming of the life we want to live but never really doing something about it. Have you ever longed to achieve more in life, to fill your life with more accomplishments, and to reach the goals you set for yourself? Many of us yearn for success but often fail in our pursuit because sustaining long-term success requires one crucial, very important skill set: self-discipline.