Two focuses of my blog are Creating Ecosystems of Success and Health/Wellness. Now matter what field you’re in, there are some basics to being successful in this world. The following contributed post is entitled, How To Achieve More In Life.
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If you want to achieve things in life, you need drive, focus, concentration, determination, and goals. Goals are the direction of focus. They can help you make the best decision when it comes to your career, family, health, and everything. You need goals that are realistic in terms of your personality too. If you want to stay motivated, it helps if you are passionate about them. Without direction in life, you will float about and end up nowhere, and you clearly do not what that to happen. So, let’s discover how you can achieve more in life:
You need to make a decision. Being undecided will get you nowhere. With such a wide range of career opportunities out there and pretty much all of them needing some kind of experience and education, you need to decide. So, to do this, you need to know yourself pretty well. What are your likes and dislikes, what motivates you, and what gets you up in the morning? Consider your strengths and weaknesses; there is no point in choosing something that is completely opposite to your personality type. So, the first thing you must do is be firm with yourself and decide that you want to be a doctor or that you want to run a marathon, decide on your goal.
Create a Statement of Intent
This is probably easier than it sounds. All you have to do is write down your goal or say it out loud every morning. You need to place the written goal down somewhere you can see it so that it can get absorbed into your subconscious. When this happens, you will naturally find that you flow towards things that help you achieve your goal. Saying it output to yourself is another way of doing this. Perhaps you can do both. Either way, you are almost brainwashing yourself to achieve more.
Create the Steps
When you have an end goal, that’s great, it means you can now create the path in which to get there. Every goal can be broken down into a lot of smaller goals, and it is up to you to create them. If you want to be a dental assistant, for example, then you would need to do something like at sanger education. If you want to become a lawyer, then you need to know what grades you need and the university course that best suits the type of law that interests you. If you want to run a marathon, and you haven’t run for the past ten years, then you need to make a lot of smaller miles stone. The zero to 5k would be a great start.
Begin the Process
Once you know what you want, you should begin immediately. Buy books, read things online, network, start the application process to go back to university, start walking more, and build up to jogging. There is no time like the present. Every day that goes by where you have done nothing towards your goal is wasted.