How NOT to Reach Your Goals This Year
I love to focus on the positive!
Well, in this article I’m going to tell you how NOT to reach your goals this year.
Because there’s one big mistake you can make that can push you into a HUGE trap – and you’ll end up feeling frustrated, burned out, and like a quitter.
Here’s how it happens:
You set some HUGE goals for the New Year (yay!!!!).
Starting NOW, you will finally get your you-know-what together.
You’ll drink ALL the water … eat super-clean food (and journal every bite) … be extra active … go to bed early … and get up even EARLIER.
But then a few days later you’re exhausted. You decide to sleep in … and you miss a workout … and then eat some cookies or chips and decide not to journal your food anymore, because what’s the point?
That one day “off track” turns into two. Which turns into three. And … you know how it goes.
And that’s when it happens – you give up (boooo!).
It’s not because you lack the willpower or the drive. It’s because you overcommitted, or tried to do too much! And just maybe you have a streak of perfectionism that tells you that if you can't do everything 100% right, you just shouldn't try.
This is why coaches and trainers talk about SMART goals (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and time-sensitive).
They take all your big awesome goals and boil them down into bite-sized chunks that you can actually accomplish without feeling exhausted, overwhelmed, and like quitting!
And yes, sometimes, it’s hard to do that for yourself.
That’s where coaching comes into the picture. Coaching helps you set your goals, break them down into small, achievable steps, and helps you implement these steps through accountability and mindset work.
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