1. Self-discipline builds inner strength, character and stability.2. It helps you control appetite, impatience, anger and instinctive reactions.3. It enables you to resist all kinds of unnecessary temptations, such as overeating, watching too much TV, gossiping, gambling or taking unnecessary risks.4. Possessing self discipline enhances considerably your chances of achieving success in whatever you do.5. All the good things in life need time to grow and yield fruit, which means you need tolerance, patience and persistence, all of which are the by-product of self discipline. This ability can help you in business, at work, in study, in sport, in meditation and in everything else.6. People nowadays, want instant results and instant gratification, but this is not always possible.