Are you a little discouraged because you didn’t accomplish everything you had hoped to do last year? Of course, you might have completely ignored everything that you achieved and focused on what you didn’t. Well, with the year still fresh, it’s time to learn how to make the best out of 2018 and make it the most prosperous year of your life.
- Keep Things Simple
You can’t change everything at once so don’t attempt to do it. For instance, if you try to lose weight fast enough, run in your first marathon or find the right partner within the first month, you might fail. You should alternate motivation with inspiration. If you’re motivating yourself to do something, then it’s something you don’t want to do. Therefore, rather than getting motivated to go on holiday or treat yourself to a spa day, you need to find inspiration to do it.
- The Little Things Make A Difference
If you want to lead a fulfilling life this year, you need to imagine the little things that you can achieve successfully every day. For instance, you can start generating energy through exercise, prioritizing your sleeping schedule, mindfulness, meditation and reading inspirational books. Don’t rush into losing all that weight within the first month but work at it every day to achieve the best results in the long term. Everything no matter how little will guarantee a better life in the end.
Keep in mind that results gained very fast will not last because you haven’t spent enough time developing thoughts and habits to earn that success. Don’t think about the short game instead you should focus on the long-term results.
- Start At The Beginning
The most straightforward step could also be the most challenging. You have to look at what you did in the past to get you to where you are at the moment. At what point did things turn around for you? What were your weaknesses? What’s the one subject that you failed to excel at? You will find more enlightenment going through the past because you will become more responsible for your current situation. If you’re not ready to own those facts, it’s going to be tough to make any changes.
- Make The Decision To Change Your Life
Split your life into different categories such as love (relationships), finances, career (business), health, time (freedom), purpose (passion). Start rating each of these categories according to the level of satisfaction you feel out of 10. The things with the lowest score need to be improved to reach 10. These are the areas that you need to change to make your life more fulfilling.
- Try Mind Mapping
One of the reasons you might feel anxious is because of all the things you have to do stuck in your head. Start by breaking each of these goals by using a mind map (which refers to writing down every step possible to make your goals happen). If you want to lose weight this year, you can start by removing all the bad food from the pantry, creating your own menus, buying cook books, designing an exercise plan or creating a monthly weight loss goal. With a mind map, it’s easier to see the order of what you should do and achieve it effortlessly.
- Start With The Mini Goals
There are things that you can achieve within a month and others that will take the entire year. Therefore, start with the mini goals and proceed to the huge ones. The success of the mini goals will give you more inspiration to achieve the rest. If you can’t accomplish something, move on to the next one.