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It means focusing on consistent improvements in your life, no matter how small the steps you take towards your goals. Becoming even 1% better everyday is a simple, practical way to achieve big goal...
Instead of reading every self-improvement post, focus on doing the actual work that needs to be done. You can inspire yourself to take action. Committing to the hard, long process is the onl...
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Results come to those who act upon their plans, not to those that spend most of their time seeking the right way to do it.
When it comes to goals, projects, and other to-do items, it’s easy to get stuck too long in the thinking and planning phase. And unfortunately, most of them will never be done.
This requires a lot of discipline, commitment and risk-taking, but it's the only way to make progress.
If you are not daring and focused enough, you can never get past the “thinking” stage of getting work done.
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They make big goals seem manageable and achievable.
They also help you to move closer to where you want to be and a constant source of motivation.
Do this to ensure daily progress and motivation.
Because big goals can be demotivating: that burst of excitement at the beginning quickly wears off. Small wins keep your eyes on the process, not the result and help you see the progress you're making.
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It’s human nature to linger on feelings of regret. We look back and think that missed opportunities(real or not) could have set us on a different, possibly more rewarding path. Unchecked, these emotions become overwhelming sources of stress and anxiety.
... for choosing personal goals. Ask yourself these questions:
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Goals are good for setting a direction, but systems are best for making progress. Achieving a goal only changes your life for the moment. That’s the counterintuitive thing about improvement: We thi...
We concentrate on the people who end up winning 🥇 —the survivors—and mistakenly assume that ambitious goals led to their success while overlooking all of the people who had the same objective but didn’t succeed.
The implicit assumption behind any goal is this: “Once I reach my goal, then I’ll be happy.” The problem with a goals-first mentality is that you’re continually putting happiness off until the next milestone.
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Any goal or project will usually have these basic qualities:
When a goal has high uncertainty as to what level is achievable to reach within a particular time-frame, it is better to set specific targets in the middle of the process.
Plan your goals with the variables you do have: overall direction, time-frame, level of effort and strategies.
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New Year Resolutions are a disaster for a majority of us.
They feel unpleasant due to the fact that we see them as an event. The time, process, dedication, and commitment we need to them done...
All events have a backstory, a history, some amount of risk and sacrifice.
As we know, exercise in any form makes us better.
Instead of complicating the process and making it a big event, just smoothen the daily process. Make a habit of going out to exercise by getting up early, wearing the right clothes, packing the gym bag at night, so that you remove friction from the activity.
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