With each new year comes new promises to do better, eat better, learn more, achieve more, grow further, but after 4 months or maybe only 4 weeks into a brand new year, many of us fall off and revert to old ways. We can do better than that. By keeping ourselves organized and free from distraction, anyone can make 2016 the most productive year ever.
There are two types of people in the world: those that attempt to make New Year’s resolutions and those that don’t even bother to try. As cliche as it is, the new year can be a new beginning and a fresh start, but only if you want it to be. Let’s dive in and discuss the kind of thinking and actions that you should have in place to keep your resolutions throughout the year, without resenting them, giving up, and letting another year go by where you could’ve, but didn’t.
“What I dream of is an art of balance, purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing calming influence on the mind rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.” – Henri Matisse
The problem with traditional goal-setting is that it usually begins with a statement or declaration of desire, want, or need, and it lacks the diligent work required to be successful. At its best, some logical and critical thinking might be applied to the actions, tasks and steps required to move you towards a goal; but the whole process lacks the depth that these critical factors require to ensure success.
This isn’t another post to tell you how to manage stress. Managing stress is about coping, or simply surviving, or getting by. There’s more to life than coping.
Let’s say that you’ve aimed for something incredibly difficult and then you’ve finally achieved it after exerting a lot of time and effort. What do you do next? How do you sustain the high of winning throughout your life once you’ve attained the unattainable?
Tamara Taggart’s personal and heart-warming account of two separate conversations that eventually became undeniably inter-woven.
The world would not have known about boxing great Manny Pacquio, had he chosen to buy into the “I can’t go far in life because my family has no money to feed or educate me” mentality.
I’d like to introduce you to two of my closest friends. We’ve known each other since childhood. In fact, we have done almost everything together. Both of them have always been at my side when I put the things I create out into the world. They never miss that. Here’s the funny thing: You probably know them, too.
If you’ve got a special talent, have a unique point of view or simply have a burning desire to make an important difference this year, you just need to find your tribe of followers who will get behind you as you try to make your vision and your dreams a reality.