The road to achieving our resolutions is not glamorous or thrilling. Instead, it’s sometimes dull, frustrating and tiring. And this is the point – about 1-2 months in – where most of us give up. It’s not fun anymore. It’s tough. It’s uncomfortable.
“You get what you are, not what you want.” – Les Brown I originally wrote this as a 2017 wishlist, but wishes are nice to haves. My goals are not nice to haves they are NEED to haves. Instead, I decided to write out a list of my guiding principles which will help me focus on what is important.
Nowadays, everyone wants to “hack success”. There are plenty of webinars and articles about how to become successful in a few short months.
Sorry to break it to you but there are no surefire ways to success. Instead, what I can offer are actionable steps you can take to build a characteristic that is a determining factor of success.
CrossFit and life is tedious, repetitive, frustrating and painful but along the way you come out a whole lot stronger. Read about my CrossFit Journey and how it played an instrumental role this year to overcome challenges.
Sometimes chasing someone gives us a benchmark to work towards and provides ammunition to work harder or do better. But most of the time it kills our potential.
Simply put, by comparing your performance to someone else undermines your hard work and accomplishments.