How to Gain Unstoppable Persistence for Your Goals ⋆ Motivated Progress - Deepstash

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1. Decide what you want.

1. Decide what you want.

First, you’ll need to figure out what goals would make yourself and your life better. What is it that kills you inside every day? How can you solve this?

Do you want to start a company? Move to a new state? Lose some weight? Do you want to declutter your house or office? So, grab a notebook and brainstorm for a few minutes. Whatever you think would improve your life, write it down in detail.

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2. Visualize yourself achieving your goal often

2. Visualize yourself achieving your goal often

Visualize yourself reaching your goal and keep that in your mind. Experience the energy and feel how proud you are of yourself.

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3. Stop procrastinating

3. Stop procrastinating

When you procrastinate you’re restraining yourself from the life you desire. People do this because of negative thinking and fearful thoughts. But, don’t delay your dream life any longer!

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4. Focus on one step at a time

4. Focus on one step at a time

Don’t worry about accomplishing your goal or all the work it’ll take. That’ll overwhelm you, and you’ll quit before you get started. Instead, only focus on the next small step.

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5. Get obsessed with your goal

5. Get obsessed with your goal

Feel free to dive into your goal head first. Read everything you can about it, watch videos about it, and talk about it. Allow yourself to become obsessed. This will set fire to your passion and motivate you to succeed.

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6. Learn how to adapt

6. Learn how to adapt

Life doesn’t run on your schedule. Furthermore, you’re not entitled to success; you must fight your way to it. Sometimes everything will fall apart but, don’t kick and scream about it; that won’t change anything. Instead, learn to roll with the punches and adapt to everything life throws at you.

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7. Don’t let failure stop you

7. Don’t let failure stop you

Failure happens to every successful person. In the end, they succeeded because they didn’t stop when failure reared its ugly head. Instead, they chose to learn from it, pushed it aside, and kept going.

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8. Stop worrying about what others think

8. Stop worrying about what others think

If you’re going to do something amazing, then you can’t waste time worrying about what others think of it. There will always be some idiot who wants to hold you back. So, know to ignore them beforehand.

You’ve got to do this, full force. So, don’t let anyone sway you.

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9. Don’t compare your progress to others

9. Don’t compare your progress to others

We’re all vastly different, so we can’t compare ourselves to others. Besides, they might be speeding along way past you, but who knows what obstacle they’ll run into later? It may even cause them to quit.

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10. Get confident in your abilities

10. Get confident in your abilities

Before confidence, comes competence. So, practice and study your craft. Fine-tune it and get valuable criticisms, so you can work on those areas and improve even more. You won’t be awesome at first, but the more you practice, the better you’ll become!

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11. Encourage yourself throughout your journey

11. Encourage yourself throughout your journey

It’s nice to have others support your goals. But, for the most part, you’ll be alone working on this. Other’s support is secondary to your own internal motivational cheerleader. Moreover, no one can build your skills or your progress but yourself.

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12. Stay positive

12. Stay positive

If you’re telling yourself you can’t do this project, then you won’t do it. Simple as that. If you always tell yourself excuses like, “I’m not talented enough.” or “It’s too much work.” then, that’ll guarantee it won’t happen.

Instead, think about how it will work and how you can do it. Ignore the negative messages and excuses in your mind. Besides, people much worse off than you have probably achieved your goal.

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