Secrets of Success

Set New Goals To Build A Record Of Success



I have learned that I too often set goals too high. Constant failure to make the mark discourages me and I fall away from trying. Now I set goals that are attainable, see that I can easily do that, then add a little until it becomes a challenge. I sit at that level until that, too, is easy; increasing in small increments to make it a challenge again. This practice is protecting me from discouragement so I can stay the course. Start small. Build big! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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This is my third time with SP. Before I would push so hard, trying to be the best. This time, when I first started, I knew I had to work for personal success and build up through personal challenge. Building a record of success, is making for a more joyful journey. 10 lbs. down, I'd say it's working

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  • What you said reminds me of a great quote by Louis Lamour, "Success is won in inches, not in miles. Win a little now, hold your ground, then win a little more." I love it! Thanks for a great reminder. Nice to know other people have the same challenge. emoticon - by CFECHS
  • Utterly right!!! I am learning to set small, achievable goals, so that I can reach them and feel more motivated. - by NEREA_72
  • Ya usually I tell myself I want to lose 50 pounds and the goal to be reached seems so far away. Now I try to stick to setting weekly or monthly goals. - by HOLLYBELTRAN_
  • TURTLE-135
    ...finally starting to "get" this concept. Used to be an all or nothing gal - now I'm more interested in taking baby steps daily towards a goal. emoticon - by TURTLE-135

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