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I always have a hard time setting goals. I always start off strong and then a few days later, I've fallen off the wagon. A trick that I've learned is to settle on your top goals that you have for THIS year and then write them down in specific terms. Don't just write down, "Exercise daily". Instead, write down, "Walk 1 mile a day" or "Complete work-out video 3 times a week".
I wrote down 5 goals for myself and once one is completed, I add another.
Don't wait by saying "Ill start again tomorrow." Just do one small thing now that puts you right back into it. Go for a walk around the block, Have a healthy snack, write down your goals for the day, and write how good you feel once you have done it. Remind yourself that you are worth it, and everything little thing in the right direction will take you to your goal. 306
Each little step is a stepping stone to success. You will like the way you feel once you have done it. Doing it now stops the cycle of procrastinating or waiting until everything is perfect. It does not have to be perfect. Just do something now.
One key to my success is setting realistic goals. On the first of each month, I set 5-6 goals I work to achieve during the month, as well as a few long-term goals. I also revisit the goals from the prior month to reflect on my progress. Writing down my goals in this way gives me a target to aim for each day and keeps me on track.
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