Delayed Gratification and How to Use it


Some of the wisest people in the world will preach that delayed gratification is the key to life. Putting off something that will give you instant satisfaction is not always easy. That’s why this practice takes discipline. Delayed gratification is purposely waiting to cash out on satisfaction at a given moment. Instead, you choose to put off that feeling until sometime in the future. This simple theory has amazing effects on our minds and plays a larger role in our search for happiness in life.

Getting something you want right away is a quick way to not ever be happy with anything. If you had unlimited access to anything you wanted right now, you would never appreciate anything you have. Since there is no cost to anything, you wouldn’t know what it’s like to work for something. Whether that cost is actual currency, or emotion, or time, or effort, not…

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