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How to stay disciplined

5 simple steps to help you stick to your goals.

1/7/2022

Sticking to your goals is important, but it’s not always easy. That’s why it’s important to have a plan for what you need to do to stay on track. The good news is that there are steps you can take that will help you stay disciplined. Here are some tips for staying disciplined and how they apply to achieving your goals.

Have a strong why: what do you want?

2. Make small, achievable goals: break down your goal into manageable chunks so that the task seems less daunting.

3. Visualize your goal often: think about where you want to be and visualize yourself as already having achieved your goal.

4. Write down your goals: keep those thoughts in one place where you can refer back to them whenever necessary.

5. Reward yourself for success: use small incentives as an incentive for each time you complete a smaller goal or reach a milestone.



Have a strong why

When you have a strong why, you'll be able to focus on the path ahead and gain momentum. Why are you doing what you're doing? What led you to this path? A strong why will help keep you focused and motivated when the going gets tough.



Make small, achievable goals

When setting goals and making plans for the future, it's important to focus on small, achievable goals.

This is because it's easier for people to stick to smaller tasks than large ones. If you want your goal of losing weight to be realistic, then you should break it down into smaller steps that are more manageable. These smaller steps will help ease the stress of reaching your ultimate goal by allowing you to see progress along the way.

So, what small goals should you set? Here are a few ideas:

-set a daily step goal

-set a weekly exercise goal (30 minutes of activity per day)

-set a monthly food intake goal

-set an annual alcohol intake goal.



Visualize your goal often

One of the best ways to keep your motivation up is to visualize your goal. Imagine how you want to feel and how it will affect your life when it's achieved. What will happen? What will you be able to accomplish? How will you feel about yourself?

Visualizing your goal can help keep you motivated by showing you what success looks like, which in turn strengthens your desire for success. It also helps make achieving that goal seem less daunting by breaking down the idea of accomplishing a big task into smaller, more manageable pieces.

Imagine if you had a mental image of yourself as already having achieved your goal before even starting on it. You wouldn't have anything holding you back from achieving it. That's why visualization is important in motivating yourself to reach your goal.



Write down your goals

Your strategy is not a one-time event that's done and over with. Instead, it should be something that you continue to revisit and improve on.

So, how do you write down your goals?

1. Set a timer for 15 minutes and start writing. This will help you focus on what you need to do in order to achieve your goal

2. Keep your goal close by while you work

3. Write down everything that comes to mind that might be related to the goal

4. Once the timer goes off, stop writing and reflect on what you wrote down

5. Make sure your goal is simple and achievable so that it will be easier for you to set attainable milestones along the way



Reward yourself for success.

When you successfully reach a milestone, reward yourself with something that’s important to you, such as a new outfit or a night out with friends. By rewarding yourself for success, it reinforces the goal to stay on track and helps you avoid giving up when times get difficult.

Another way to reward yourself is by taking time off work. If your goal is to spend more time with your family, take some time off and spend time doing things that are important to you. With both methods, the idea is to let your achievements fuel your motivation so that you can keep going and achieve even bigger goals in the future.



Set deadlines for yourself

That are attainable and will motivate you to achieve your goal

Setting deadlines for yourself will help you stay on track.

Deadlines can be as simple as setting a time limit on a task, or they can also be more complex and involve deadlines for specific tasks.

Setting deadlines is an effective way of motivating yourself to reach your goals. For example, if you want to improve your vocabulary, set a deadline for how many words you want to know by the end of the week. If you want to train for a marathon, set a deadline by which point in time you want to run the race. It's important that these deadlines are attainable so that they don't overwhelm you or cause unnecessary stress.

Set deadlines for yourself that are attainable and will motivate you to achieve your goal.



Don't let anyone tell you that it's impossible.

There are so many stories of people who've started small businesses, quit their jobs, and achieved success. In fact, a study from the university of california found that more than 65 percent of entrepreneurs who start a business claim their first goal is to earn over $50k in profit in year one.

So, why is it so hard for some people to stick with their goals? Their lack of self-discipline might be a major factor. But there are ways to overcome this obstacle and work towards your goal without giving up on it.

Successful people don't let failure stop them from achieving their goals. They look at setbacks as progress—and move on. Here are some tips to help you stay disciplined:

1. Have a strong why: what do you want?

2. Make small, achievable goals: break down your goal into manageable chunks so that the task seems less daunting 3. Visualize your goal often: think about where you want to be and visualize yourself as already having achieved your goal…4. Write down your goals: keep those thoughts in one place where you can refer back to them whenever necessary 5. Reward yourself for success: use small incentives as an incentive for each time you complete a smaller



Evaluate how well you did at the end of the day and what went wrong so you can improve your discipline next time.

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Plan out your day in detail so you don’t have time to give in to temptation or distractions

Plan out your day in detail so you don’t have time to give in to temptation or distractions. For example, if you have a set of workouts that you need to do and they start at 7am, make sure you’re already up at this time. This will also eliminate the possibility of missing them or procrastinating on them.

If possible, make yourself wake up earlier or come home from work earlier so that there is less temptation to stay up past bedtime.

Also, plan your days out with different activities. For example, if you want to spend the day doing laundry, plan it out with other chores like cooking dinner and whatnot so that it feels more like a routine rather than just a chore.



Conclusion

By following these simple steps you can stay motivated and disciplined.

Staying motivated and disciplined can be tough at times, but that doesn’t mean you should give up. If you need help staying motivated, ask a family member, friend, or co-worker to support you. Or, there's always the internet! Here are some helpful websites that can help!

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