I have lots of things I want to accomplish in life.
My vision for myself is nothing short of greatness.
It’s not arrogance, but drive. I don’t want to be another guy…maybe thats why I am writing this blog in the first place. Instead, I want to be something and someone special. Honestly, I don’t really feel like I am right now.
And who doesn’t want that for themselves? Who doesn’t want to be someone on the street that people know and respect? Whether or not we say popularity matters, not many people complain about being known. Like I said before, I have goals.
Until about a couple months ago, I had no idea the power of writing your goals down.
When you write something down, your sub-conscious goes to work trying to accomplish those goals and get you to where you need to be. What is important however, is how you write them down. Heres an example.
“I am a 4.0 student.” Don’t ever say you want to be a 4.0 student, because then you have too many opportunities to let yourself down. Rather, if you say that you are something…you will tend to start acting in ways according to your goal.
One day, if I’m lucky enough, I’m going to have lots of kids.
I love kids. I can’t get enough of them. Whenever my little cousins come from Iowa we always have a blast. I know that I’m going to be a good dad one day because I have so much love to give. There will never be a day that goes by that my kids won’t hear me say that I love them.
That will go the same for my wife. I have started to understand that the health of children starts with the health of the relationship that created them. My goal is to get to that healthy point, to be able to provide for those I love no matter what.
For some reason, I have always thought in the long term.
I know it sounds silly, but I have thought a lot about my future. I know where I want to be in 10 years, but now I have to fill in that blank spot between me and my dream.
That’s going to take a lot of work.
In fact, that’s probably going to take more work than I could ever really imagine.
I think the best way to motivate yourself to finally achieve your goals is to have a place where they are written down that you can go over them and see them every single day.
This is crucial.
It’s so important to have this in front of you because life gets really hard sometimes and you need that extra bump to be able to move forward when you don’t want to.
So write them down.
Write them down every single day and read them out loud with conviction and purpose.
It’s going to keep you on track.
I know I’m doing this.