It should come as no surprise that the habits we form will determine our success or failure.
After all, habits already dictate a lot about our lives. That’s why it’s so important to create good habits to achieve goals so that we can reach our
same good habits can help us to stay motivated when it comes to realizing our
Let’s look at some examples of good habits that can help us achieve our goals:
1. Write down your goals
2. Visualize your goals
Take some time to write down a picture of how the goal will look like when it is accomplished. For example, if your goal is to lose weight, imagine how you will look when you have lost weight in your new slim-fitting clothes.
Paint this picture in your mind every morning as you say your affirmations.
the reason you’re doing what you do.
enthusiasm for the project. Sadly, this motivation tends to wane over time.
Build a habit that forces you to revisit the goal to bring that motivation
level back up.
group to remind yourself of why you’re doing this.
ahead. For example, make lists that keep you not only on task but ahead of the game.
5. Focus on
the small stuff.
If you’re dealing with a big goal, such as some serious weight loss,
it’s easy to lose your motivation when it feels like you’re not making
Having small goals gives you milestones to celebrate and builds
These kinds of goals come from small changes, like planning to
eat a little differently (cutting carbs for example), or in taking the stairs
instead of using the elevator.
yourself with people who motivate you.
is an easy habit for you to build, in
that it involves choosing a little more carefully what company you keep.
Building a habit of meeting with this group regularly not only keeps
you motivated but has the added benefit
of cementing relationships with those around you.
7. Take care of yourself.
If you’ve ever been sick you know it’s impossible to be productive, or even to have a positive attitude when you’re not feeling good. That’s why it’s so important to take charge of your health.
Setting up some healthy habits such as going to the gym more often, or making changes in your meal plan to stay motivated longer just because you’re feeling better when your body is in sync. Your improved health makes this a win-win all the way around.
Building good habits is an awesome way to stay on
track to reach your goals. The best part? As with any habit, if you do it
enough, you’ll wind up acting without thinking, making motivation an automatic
part of your life.