“Today, I’m not going to push it too hard at the gym. I’m just going to get it over with.” “I need a day off.” “Tomorrow will be different.” “Right now, my work/family/social life is more important.” Sound familiar?
After you decide you aren’t going to “push it too hard at the gym” on Monday, you’ll do something half-assed to get it over with. Tuesday, you’ll tell yourself the same thing—because, hey, a couple days of taking it easy isn’t so bad. (more…)
You must get real about what you want, not realistic! People set realistic goals because it’s the safe thing to do. Safe or realistic are other words for fear. Fear of wanting too much. The problem with setting your goals too low is that they don’t inspire us. You really aren’t going to be happy just losing fifteen pounds if what you really need is to lose fifty. So, decide what you want and go for it. But, you can’t stop there.
When setting your goals, what does fifteen or fifty pounds actually mean? (more…)