IT'S EASY TO keep putting things off and waiting for that perfect day to do what I know I need to do. I'll get started on that book when I have more time. I'll get started on that eating and exercising plan after my daughter's birthday party. I'll start learning what I need to learn to get that job I want when I can better afford the training. On and on we go ... … [Read more...] about When Should I Start My 100-Day Walk?
WHERE WOULD YOU GO, if you had 100 days to travel freely? Would you head to the beach? Would you go overseas? Would you put on your tourist garb and travel aimlessly? Where would you go? When I first began working with the program that later became The Walk, my ambition was to keep my family fed. My concern wasn't so much where to go, but what to DO. After about a … [Read more...] about The 100-Day Walk – Promises
IT'S TOUGH TO DECIDE what you want to do with your life. Funny, how young people often know that instinctively. It's easy for them to shrug off the constant pestering from adults ... "What are you going to be when you grow up?" "I don't know. I'm still a kid!" is a perfectly good answer. How about when you're 30 or 40 or 60 years old, though? What then? How to Know … [Read more...] about The 100-Day Walk: How to Know What You Want to Do
IT'S AMAZING HOW MUCH difference one day can make. If you're headed in the right direction, it means you're a day further along the trail towards your destination. That's the value of focus. If you're headed in the wrong direction, it means you're two days behind -- since you'll need one day to make up for the miles you traveled the wrong way and another day to get to … [Read more...] about The 100-Day Walk – The Value of Focus
IF LIFE IS THREE steps forward, two steps back, then at least you're still headed (a step at a time) in the right direction. Wouldn't it be great to make steadier progress than that, though? This is about a plan for a 100-day walk towards the goal ... without turning back. 100 days of steady, come hell or high water, progress. Are you with me? Why the … [Read more...] about The 100-Day Walk – A Beginning
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Motivation is a huge topic. There are books, seminars, even movies about it. Motivation is the glamorous part of getting something done. Habit is the hard work. Habit is getting out of bed when you'd rather sleep in, choosing a carrot over a cookie, and going to the gym even when you don't feel … [Read more...] about How to Keep Going When You Want to Quit