The dedication and determination of athletes come to mind when I think about goals and life plans.
When on track running a race, the athlete does not care if you are cheering or booing him.
He has one simple focus make it to the finish line in record time.
The same attitude should be adopted by all when it comes to life goals or goals in general.
1. Keep your eyes on the finished line:
Like a focused athlete keep your eyes on the finished line.
You have set your mind to lose 10 pounds by summer. Keep that goal in mind.
Don’t wait for compliments and don’t allow discouraging words to dissuade you either.
Think about an athlete running at the Olympics, people in the crowd are cheering him some are shouting mean things to him.
Can you imagine the athlete stopping and responding to the crowd?
No, he won’t, as far as he is concerned the crowd does not exist.
Make up your mind to eliminate the noise and keep your eyes on your end point.
2. Get Back up:
When you fall, get back up and keep moving forward. Know that it is possible to fall, but when you do, don’t stop there, keep moving forward.
When we set goals, and obstacles come our way what do you do? Just throw in the towel and move to another project or set new goals?
No! You keep running towards our goals with your eyes set on the finish line like an athlete would.
Can you imagine an athlete giving-up during a competition?
Most likely not unless they sustain an injury. They don’t because they are determined and committed to their goals.
If you have set some goals for this month and it seems you are far from accomplishing them, go back to the drawing board and give yourself a candid assessment. Come up with practical strategies that will move you closer to dreams!
Don’t give up!
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