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You Are The Only Thing That Can’t Go Against Your Goal

We pray for luck, pray for things to go well, when we are trapped in a tough situation, we blame ourselves and people around us. “There is no light without dark, no good without evil”. Remind yourself you will only go up if you are at your lowest point. The post You Are The Only Thing That Can’t Go Against Your Goal appeared first on Lifehack. Lifehack

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You Can Dump Your Goal Now If It Doesn’t Challenge You

“If you reach for the stars, you might not get one, but you won’t end up with a handful of mud either” – Leo Burnett Set a high goal, at the same time achievable for you to stimulate the brain, because we are thrilled to accomplish new and challenging tasks. Set a goal based on what your future self can achieve, not the present-self. The post You Can Dump Your Goal Now If It Doesn’t Challenge You appeared first on Lifehack. Lifehack

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Not Getting There Yet Doesn’t Mean Your Destination Is Wrong. And So Does Your Goal.

Have you ever questioned the destination when you picked the wrong route or turned into the opposite direction? NO. You will relocate yourself and find the right path that can reach your desired destination. So why would you change your goals instead of your plan when things didn’t work out? Keep it in mind that when things didn’t work out as expected, it simply means there’s a better way to do it and all you need to do is to figure it out. Never give up on the things you…

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How to Set a Fitness Goal That Will Last?

Setting a fitness goal is important to keep you on track and keep your eyes forward to what you want to accomplish. The best acronym to help you figure out how to set your goals is the SMART principle. First, you want a specific goal that is clear that you can understand. Second, a measurable goal that you will know when you have accomplished it. Third this goal could be attainable for you. I will discuss the could part below. Fourth, it should be relevant to you. Thus, you are…

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Why I Can Be the Only 8% of People Who Reach the Goal Every Single Time

Losing weight, saving money, getting fit, quitting smoking… Haven’t you ever gotten excited about your New Year’s goals? You’re not alone. Unfortunately, as studies show, most resolutions don’t go beyond the wishful thinking stage. A staggering 92 people out of 100 fail to achieve their New Year’s goals.[1] When the “fresh start effect” fades away, motivation falters and the first bump on the road often signals the end of the journey. We end up the following year with the exact same goals, again and again –as if we were stuck…

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Steady State vs Interval Training: Are You Exercising Towards Your Goal?

No matter if you are a professional athlete, fitness enthusiast or just an occasional gym goer, you couldn’t have been spared the dilemma between the two most popular and effective types of training – steady state training and HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training). With a great number of available fitness advice that provide information favoring one or the other type of training, it seems like we are none the wiser when it comes to choosing between SST and HIIT. While steady state training involves steady, longer lasting cardio exercises that burn…

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If You Want To Achieve Every Goal You Set, You Should Know This Magic Loop

How One Year Is Too Long As A Feedback Loop Decisions to change behavior normally begin with one choice. But the challenge is to stick with the plan to alter a specific behavior for one whole year. This one decision equates to multiple changes in a person’s daily life. One year.  That’s a long time.  And waiting until the end of those 12 months to assess our progress is also problematic.  How can we properly or successfully identify areas of weakness or areas to pay closer attention if we wait…

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If Being Truly Happy is Your Goal, You Should Forgo These 12 Things in Life

To be truly happy is what most of us are trying to achieve, but along the way, things get in the way. What we need to do and where we need to go often get compromised by restrictive ideas that consume our way of thinking. Comparing ourselves too much to what everyone else has done clouds our personal standards and expectations. At some point, everyone needs to consider what it is that makes them happy, completely independent of what has already been dictated to them. Here are seven things you should forgo to…

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Having A Backup Plan May Keep You From Achieving Your Goal, Research Finds

“There is no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A” ~Will Smith Such a profound and thought provoking statement. But is it accurate? Professor Jihae Shin, Assistant Professor of Management and Human Resources at the Wisconsin School of Business (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Katherine L. Milkman from the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) conducted an experiment to research this topic and have concluded that it is–indeed–a very accurate statement. Their research proves that merely thinking through a backup plan, in most cases, reduces overall goal performance and…

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Completing Goal: Exercise Every Week

Yesterday you learned about the Reward & Punishment System to keep yourself motivated, there’re more things you can do to make exercising every week a habit that will stick. Make Your Motivation Everywhere Here’re some ways you can try: Put a sticky note of motivational quotes everywhere visible to you – on your work desk, on the door of the fridge, on the door of your room etc. Change your desktop wallpaper to a motivational quote, an image of a very fit person as a role model. Use one of the…

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