If you are reading this on the day of its publication, then it's New Year's Eve. Traditionally, this is a night for celebration, drinking, and great remorse on the morrow.
New Year's Day is usually full of easily-broken promises which will not survive into February. That has been the topic of this brief series.
We've set up a solid pathway for success in all ways but one.
Day 6: What do do when the arrow misses
Most Americans (and possibly the entire Western world) are failure-averse. This derives from years of conditioning in schools and media, which spends too much time praising and building up esteem with too little time
Visualization is a key component of brain retraining. It has been observed that athletes who visualize performing their sports effectively experience improvements greater than those who do not. However, visualization by itself will never be enough.
Napoleon Hill's classic Think and Grow Rich explains that wishing gets us nowhere. We have to move from wishing
Generally speaking, you don't want to think either too small or too large. If you go too large, you bite off more than you can chew and end up accomplishing nothing. If you go to small, you accomplish much less than you ultimately could have.
It might be a slight overreach, but I'm going to
I've got a future-me set up, and I have defined one of the traits I desire for him to possess. Now, I'm going to add one more trait to the list.
We now have a better idea of who it is we want to become, but we don't know how we get from here to there. Let's start to change that.
Today is Christmas Day, meaning we have just seven days until the New Year begins.