Remember when you were little, and it was the last day of summer vacation? That means that tomorrow would be your first day back at school …Before bed, you chose your favorite outfit and laid it out so you would be ready. You (or your parents) might have planned your morning routine so you start your day right, get out the door on time, ready to take on the all-important start of a brand-new school year.
(Or was that just at my house?!)
Anyway … somewhere along the line, most of us outgrew that nighttime prep routine – usually in our rebellious teenage years.
We stopped giving much thought to setting ourselves up for success in the morning.
This is pretty ironic, since for a lot of us, the morning can be one of the most stressful, chaotic parts of our days!
How you START your day will set the tone for your entire day.
Well, I have a little challenge for you.
Take a cue from 8-year-old “you” and think about the things you can do TONIGHT to get tomorrow off to a GREAT start.
Then spend a few minutes after dinner getting them done!
Maybe it’s making sure your clothes are ready for tomorrow … that your meals are planned and/or prepped … and your workout clothes are packed and ready to go.
Maybe you even go the extra mile and put together a quick to-do list so you don’t lose sleep worrying you’ll forget something.
It worked then, and it will still work now.
As I mentioned the other day, it’s the small habits we build into our daily lives that will help turn your 2021 goals into a reality.
Try this for ONE week and see what a difference it can make for you.
I get asked all the time: “How do you stay so motivated?” Fact: I don’t! …. So I work at it! Motivation is like a muscle – the more you flex it, the stronger it becomes.
I’ve got a quick post today with a very simple message…. Keep going! If you’re struggling right now with your goals, it’s NORMAL.
I’ve got a tip for you that’s so simple it will blow your mind and make you think “dad joke”.
Want to know the secret to reaching your goals? It’s setting goals that you can reach. I know that sounds like a no-brainer, but hear me out.
You know I like to focus on the positive, right? Well, I’m about to tell you how NOT to reach your goals this year. Because there’s one big mistake you can make that can push you into a HUGE trap – and you’ll end up feeling frustrated, burned out, and like a quitter.