“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius
Personal goals are a great way to get you from where you are to where you want to be.
Reaching goals does not make you a better person or does it make you superior to others. But it sure can be a fun ride.
Based on my personality I am someone who get’s juice from setting goals. Once I start edging in on my target goal I already have several new goals lined up.
Goals can be anything from work/career/finances to health/spirituality/relationships to name a few.
The main reason that I consciously pursue goals is for personal growth and spiritual development.
Personal growth would be geared towards the physical personification of me and the spiritual part would have to do more with “feelings” of the soul and working with the energy of the body.
Both are very important to me.
I remember listening to an audio program by Tony Robbins several years ago in regards to “personal growth”.
Tony said, “ your either growing or you dying”.
Those words really struck a chord with me and still resonate with my belief system to this day.
How I reach My goals
I have set and aimed for so many goals in my life that I can’t even remember them all.
One thing for sure though, I never stop until I have reached them even if it means I have to put them on the back-burner for a while.
Remember that quitting and failing are two different things. Failing is fine but quitting is a weakness of character.
I only go after goals that I have a personal interest in, and that would serve me, or someone else positively. I wouldn’t waste my time trying to pursue a goal that is someone elses.
There is no better feeling for me then writing down a goal and achieving it no matter how small the goal.
Once my energy and thoughts are in alignment with my goals I have no problem reaching them.
I remember back in 1994 I was 30 pounds over weight and had a massive “gut” sticking out in front of me.
I remember looking down and staring at my stomach without judgment mind you. I thought to myself, “this thing has to go”.
I managed to lose those thirty extra pounds in thirty days and I kept most of it off since.
I completely changed my psychology to food. I went from using food as a tool for pleasure to food is a source of fuel and energy.
For lunch I would eat a salad with a piece of whole grain bread and for dinner I would have baked chicken with a plain baked potato.
The weight literally flew off in no time and my sleep, energy level, and moods drastically improved as a result.
Even in my careers I’ve always manged to find a way to get to the top or be where I want to be.
I have the ability to be my own personal success coach by keeping myself on task and staying dedicated to success.
My only challenge these days with goals is knowing when to call it a day.
When I started this blog in January I worked on it everyday and I have only went one day since then without doing something blog related.
When I go after a goal, I go head down, and full steam ahead, until I achieve it.
Nothing will ever stop me is my belief. What is yours?
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