One of the greatest moments in life is realizing that two weeks ago your body couldn’t do what it just did.
(Anonymous – Author Not Known)
One way to boost today’s encouragement level is by looking ahead to the goal — to the end result being sought.
If my goal is to lose weight, for instance, I can sometimes stay strong enough to pass on the cookies and ice cream by remembering my vision. I can recall how I looked and felt when I was in better shape, and I can reaffirm my desire to get there.
Here’s something you can do to leverage today’s desire in order to make tomorrow better.
Challenge: Choose something you’d like to accomplish over the next 15 days. Make it something that’ll make a noticeable difference in your life — something you can’t do now, but really do want to do.
Maybe it’s run a certain distance, lose a certain amount of weight, or stand up for yourself better at work. You decide.
NEXT, set the attainment of that goal as a priority. Decide how you can reach it within two weeks, then act on that plan. Share your decision with friends for extra credit.
Roadturn Principle: The secret to success: Make this day “some day.”
Question: How long has it been since you felt the thrill of doing something today you couldn’t do two weeks ago? Is it time to get back into action?
Today is the day to begin.
Let’s talk about it…