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FOOD FOR THOUGHT. #8

Sunday, November 11, 2012

What is the difference between a goal and a purpose? A goal is something you accomplish. It has a beginning and an end - while a purpose is ongoing and gives meaning to our lives.

People go on chasing goals to prove something that doesn't have to be proved: that they're already worthwhile. Goals are very important in helping us get what we want. But, too often we run around using them to get what we already have - our worth.

Worrisome images we create and play in our minds are just as powerful as positive ones. The exciting reality is we can create and play the mental movies of OUR CHOICE. That's power!

We become what we think about.

Enthusiasm, perseverance, determination, etc. Where do those things come from? Inside you - that's the reason for self management. It's not just to help you use your time well - its to bring out the best in yourself!

The self management system is based on this: Goals begin behaviors. Consequences maintain behaviors.
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ELIZACG9 10/20/2013 11:59AM

    interesting topic to chat about with people

goal and progress.....thanks.. emoticon

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WILSON1926 11/18/2012 8:36AM

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BARCLE 11/14/2012 12:08AM

    Wise words emoticon

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JOYFULSONG45 11/13/2012 5:38PM

    Very good words. Thanks.

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LOLAINSC 11/13/2012 11:50AM

    I can remember one of my psych professors saying that the secret of a self-actualized life is keeping all our efforts, and goals consistent with our purpose. Indeed great food for thought. chomp. chomp.

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RONALANA 11/12/2012 9:07AM

    Once again, very good blog! A lot of wisdom in few words! emoticon

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NUTRON3 11/12/2012 8:12AM

    Something to think about

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GAYLLYNNE 11/12/2012 6:35AM

    Very thought provoking. Thank you for sharing.

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THE_SHAKESHAFT 11/12/2012 12:56AM

    Great little blog. Thanks :)

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L*I*T*A* 11/11/2012 9:54PM

    great words of wisdom!!!
thanks for sharing...........
blessings and hugs.........lita

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