Do you make goals? Do you follow steps? Are your goals realistic? If so, what is your inner motivation for the goal you made?
Let’s take an example many would relate to: loosing weight!
1. Internal goals
If we decide to loose weight to please our partner, is that our internal goal, or rather an action we feel forced to take to please another? As a rule, lasting results occur when we do something for ourselves and not for someone else.
2. Take steps, not leaps
If the goal is to loose 50 pounds, make it a realistic goal by planning to only loose a couple pounds a week over a long period of time. You will reach your goal slowly but surely and permanently.
3. Make a realistic goal
Make a goal of becoming that which we could become.
We could be slimmer, healthier, have long or short hair. We cannot be shorter or taller (without high heels) unless we photo shop.
In other words, before deciding on any goal, make sure it is realistic. If it’s not realistic, call it a dream, not a goal. Dreams are great too, as long as we know they are dreams and we understand a time would come when we would have to wake up and… make a goal.