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How to Develop Enough Motivation To Finish Your 12-Month Goal in the Next 30 Days

You achieve goals based on the emotions you attach to them. If there aren’t emotions behind your goal, you won’t achieve it.

Understand This — It’s Going to Suck At First

“Everything worthwhile in life is won through surmounting the associated negative experience.”

If it’s not difficult, it’s probably not worth doing.

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Consistency is the Most Fundamental Factor to Building Momentum

“Focus on the moment, the present, not the monsters that may not be ahead.”

In therapy, I was told once the alcoholics who are the best at staying sober are simply the ones who can tack on yet another day of sobriety. Just one more day. One more time. One more tally mark.

Making a Decision is Only the Beginning (But You Can’t Move Forward Until You Do)

“Belief, strong belief, triggers the mind to figure ways and means how-to.”

Once you make the decision, becoming consistent is far easier.

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Obstacles Will Spring Out at Every Turn

  • Great new shows come out on Netflix
  • I go on vacation
  • My family needs me
  • I twist my ankle

“Imagine turning a tin soldier into a real little man. It would involve turning the tin into flesh. And suppose the tin soldier did not like it. He is not interested in flesh; all he sees is that the tin is being spoilt. He thinks you are killing him. He will do everything he can to prevent you. He will not be made into a man if he can help it.”

Personal evolution and growth means leaving parts of your old self behind.

In Conclusion

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