Thursday, October 13, 2011

80 Days and COUNTING… and RANTING.

I tend to have a rant every now and then that is worthy of posting on Facebook. Today, I ranted briefly about people diminishing the importance of another person’s goals. I always see motivational quotes, posters, etc., about this exact topic, but I have always felt people are NOT that mean. Yes, a little naive I suppose, but am I completely wrong to think the best of “people” in general?
The past few weeks I have seen and heard first-hand of people doing this to individuals that are very close to me. This honestly makes my blood boil! I am starting to shake as I write this blog. Why would someone be so cruel to belittle someone? I will NEVER comprehend.
As we creep our way down the 100-Day Challenge, focus on the goals that may be similar to the struggle above, but internally. Are YOU diminishing YOUR goals? Is your self talk negative? What are you speaking to YOURSELF?
Do not allow negative thoughts to creep in. Let them pass through and replace them with positive thoughts. Why can’t you accomplish everything you ever wanted to? What is stopping you? Why? There really is NO excuse. Things will not change overnight, but you can do ONE thing each day to progress. You can do it. I KNOW you can!

Here is my fist-bump, high five, hands in the air, pat on the back, and kick start to tell YOU that YOU ARE WORTHY AND CAPABLE OF EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED! Enjoy the journey...

Thursday, October 6, 2011

87 Days and COUNTING...

With 87 days left, we should be well on our way to accomplishing our goals. I have come up with a list of ideas/suggestions to help continue on the path to achievement.
#1: Face fear, step up the plate, and overcome your challenges. We become a better, stronger and more confident version of our self when we step in to the unknown and the uncomfortable area in our lives. Each person’s comfort zone is different. Focus on where YOU can go to build a BETTER YOU.
#2:  Setting specific, small and measurable goals that lead to larger goals, will allow other positive changes to happen. While aiming for one of my goals, I noticed I was able to do something that I had never been able to do before, and THAT was not even on my LIST. BONUS!
#3: At the very moment where you have a choice to step in to the unknown and tackle a short but TOUGH task, do it right then! Don’t think about it. Don’t dwell on it. Just DO IT, NOW.
#4: Check in with your attitude. Is something negative associated with your goals? How can you make it positive? How can you change the goal around to make the journey more pleasurable and enjoyable?
#5: Realize that your goals are YOURS and YOURS for various reasons. People may support you, they may not. That’s okay. You are passionate about your goals for a reason and the priority is to stick with them because it’s what YOU want.
Aim to step out of your comfort zone. Work harder than you have before. Set aside distractions. Set alarms if need be. Just MAKE it happen. Achievements don’t fall into our laps!