I read somewhere that it takes three weeks to form a habit and that most people quit on their goals in the third or fourth week. If you're anything like me you know that this is unfortunately more than a little bit true at times. It would take all my fingers, toes and probably shoes to count how many times in the past I have set out to accomplish something and then after a few weeks got bored, procrastinated or just moved on to something else conveniently convinced that whatever it was that I was going so hard for all of a sudden wasn't actually that important.
I am happy to say however that thus far this year, I have turned a complete 180 in terms of staying motivated to follow through even on the days I just wasn't feeling it. I would like to share a few of the techniques that have helped me move from talking the talk to walking the walk and sticking to my goals in 2011.
1. Write it down and back step itIf your goal is to lose 20 lbs in 60 days, set an actual goal date and Read More »from User Post: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated and Reach Your Goals