The self discipline of daily, monotonous life Like this Magic Mouse, life has five basic functions – think, move, feel, work, dwell. The self discipline of daily, monotonous life. It’s all we have. If we don’t master it, it’s still all we have. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.