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“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.”

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 Confucius

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones… It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.”

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Measure The Gain, Not The Gap

Measure The Gain, Not The Gap

The gap is the distance between where you stand today and where your ideal stands way ahead. And as you continue to focus on that gap, you’ll continue to see how far away you still are, and thus you’ll continue to feel dissatisfied with your effort.

The proper way o...

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Memory Consolidation

Memory consolidation is simply the process by which a temporary memory is transformed into a more stable, long-term form. But since our minds are constantly consumed with stimuli and content, so much of what you think about just washes over like a breaking wave at the shore. 

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Focus on Your Progress, Not Your Ideal

What you choose to pursue will constantly elude you because your ideal is a natural moving target. So if you fall for the trap of measuring your current self against your future self (the person who will have attained her ideal), you’ll never be satisfied with where you are today...

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Seinfeld’s “Don’t Break The Chain”

The challenge with consistency is that it’s quite difficult to sustain. One strategy incredibly useful is Seinfeld’s “Don’t Break The Chain,” whereby on the very days you show up to work toward your goal, you mark an X on your calendar. Your objective then becomes very simple: Do...

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“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.”

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Gradual increase + persistence = new habits

Small habits might not seem life-changing at first, but you will see huge progress compounding over time.

That’s exactly how you measure your goals, by looking backward. Goal progress should be measured by where you are now compared to where you used to be.

Stop chasing an impossible Ideal

Stop chasing an impossible Ideal

We set up ideals that are often so far ahead from where we are right now that the ideal feel impossible to achieve.

This future ideal has been set up without really thinking about them, without really being engaged and inspired by getting to this ideal.

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