Have you ever started off something really well with great intentions and high levels of motivation, yet as time past, your efforts and motivation dwindled. Just like those New Year’s Resolutions … many of us start the year with great intentions to get to the gym more regularly, to start exercising, to eat healthy foods or maybe even to quit smoking.
As the weeks progress into the New Year, motivation to keep on going starts to fade until you are no longer making an effort to do what you intended to do. Well, you are not alone …
Have you ever set goals and then not achieved them? Did you have the best of intentions to do something about them, yet somehow, did not get there in the end? Maybe you started something yet got side-tracked with work commitments, kids and other family responsibilities?
Well, you are not alone and are in good company with many athletes! To help you stay on track and keep you going, the first step is to clearly identify what it is you want to achieve, before exploring your motivation and making a detailed plan as to how you are going to get there.
This article will help you set your goals so you do achieve them.
Imagine you are swimming, biking and running powerfully, confidently and easily. Everything is flowing smoothly and effortlessly, and you are feeling on top of the world. You know, with absolute certainty, that this is a fabulous and fantastic race.
Or, do you imagine your race more like one where you are fearful and full of nerves at the thought of what you are about to do? Do you have doubts whether you can actually ‘do it’ and go the distance? Do you wonder what you are doing here?
Many women may be successful, competent and confident in certain areas of their lives, yet, not so confident in other areas.