11 Great habits to reach your goals
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11 Great habits to reach your goals

11 Great habits to reach your goals: How do you develop a good habit? You do it with repetition. Aristotle said 95% of everything you do is the result of habits. Habits can be the basis of your success or downfall.

Here I’ve listed some of the great habits that can help you accomplish your goals.

JUST REMEMBER

You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

 

11 Great habits to reach your goals:

1. Put first things first
2. Daily goal orientation
3. Be result oriented
4. Manage your time well.
5. Find ways to fix problems.
6. Take risks.
7. Stay health oriented.
8. Read a lot.
9. Keep going
10. Surround yourself with positive people
11. Stop complaining

1. Put first things first

It’s very important for us to set our priorities. We have often a lot of tasks and deadlines to complete. How can we manage to do so many things at the same time? It is nearly impossible for us. So it becomes very necessary to put first things first. Take a pen and piece of paper and start making a list of things which according to you should come on top of your priorities and which are needed to be done at the moment.

11 Great habits to reach your goals

 

That way you will reduce messing up with things as you would now have a clear picture on your mind about what are the things that are more important for you in the present moment and needs most of your attention.

 

2. Daily goal orientation

When you go to sleep at night think about the goal for the coming day. You can make a list for each day of all the goals, big or the little ones, that you are going to accomplish. Keep a journal and write down your goals on a regular basis when you are driving through the day, when you talk to people, think about your goal.

set daily goals

You do become what you think about most of the time. All the successful people make a list of everything they have to do and set priorities on the list.

3. Be result oriented

When you are result oriented you start thinking about the fastest ways to achieve your goals. Because you wanna know how getting the result would feel. Why would you do anything which leads you to nowhere? Everything is done to get an outcome. You are working today because you do know that you’ll get its “fruit” some day. The more efforts you put in, the better will be the chances of getting the result you desire for.

4. Manage your time well

This is something we already know. And I can’t emphasize much on how precious your time is and how important it is to manage it well. Life is just too short, we can’t just waste it sitting like a couch potato and doing nothing. We all have 24 hours a day right? So why is that some people are able to make most out of their every single minute and some end up wasting it all?

manage your time well


When it comes to time management the first thing that must strike our brain is that where do I spend most of my time? We all have those one or two bad habits which consumes most of our time. Find out those habits and do the tasks that are important to you  at the present moment. Do them right away rather than procrastinating.

 

5. Find ways to fix problems

People tend to get afraid when they come across a problem, they feel uncomfortable and wish the problem to just vanish on its own. But this kind of magic doesn’t happen in real life, right? We always feel that we have to come up with the right answer, and then we start looking up for blaming someone. One thing we should be clear about is that problems are going to pop up all the time.

11 Great habits to reach your goals

But we need to see them as opportunities to learn something and have a better understanding of life and relationships. Just sitting there, crying like a baby is not going to work. No matter what problem you are going through, there is always a way out, remember that. You have to keep searching for the solutions.

6. Take risks

Most of the people like to play it safe. Success without risks? Think about it. Most of the successful people are remembered for the difference they made in their lifetime. But it doesn’t mean that you will just jump into a deep ocean without knowing how to swim.

Successful people take calculated risks, they gain all the knowledge they require, evaluate their options, and think properly through their decisions.

11 Great habits to reach your goals

 

Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body. But rather, to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming…. Wow! What a ride!
~ Mark Frost

What if you fail, even after playing it safe? Would you be able to go through that distress? If your goals means everything to you, you must have the strength to give your everything to it. Having regrets about the things you didn’t do, decisions you were unable to take are only going to make you feel worse. It’s better to take risks for your dreams, rather than regretting for not trying when its too late.

7. Stay health oriented

When we are young and in teen, till the twenties we tend to take our health lightly. During this time, our body is full of energy, our immune system is strong, and things are quite smooth for most of us.

As our body starts to age, things start to become a little complex, our body parts starts deteriorating gradually, stress level increases, work pressure is more, back pain and all becomes pretty common.

11 Great habits to reach your goals

 

The ignorance that we pay towards our body at this time can affect us intensely later on. Successful people aren’t scared to invest in their health and self-development. They are very well aware of the importance of their life. Only a healthy mind and body can tackle through the life’s problems and situations. So stay healthy and fit.

8. Read a lot

You might have heard many great people talking about the importance of reading in their life. They consider books as their best friend. Reading helps you to shape your character to a great extent. It also boosts your confidence and  relaxes your mind and soul.

11 Great habits to reach your goals

 

Books have the ability to enhance your imagination power and also develop good mental health and stimulation. Developing the habit of reading good books can make a huge difference in your life.

Whether I’m At The Office, At Home, Or On The Road,
I Always Have A Stack Of Books I’m Looking Forward
-Bill Gates

 

9. Keep going

There are a lot of reasons due to which we often get off track our goals. Nothing seems to go our way.There is self- doubt and fear that we may fail. Remind yourself that you are the in charge. If you have set a goal in your mind, you are not supposed to give up on it so easily. Come hell or high water, you have to find a way out and most importantly keep going.

11 Great habits to reach your goals

Remember that every cloud has a silver lining. Difficult time doesn’t last forever, you just have to get through it. If you think this way and keep going, working harder and harder for your dreams. nobody would be able to stop you from accomplishing them.

10. Surround yourself with positive people

Surround yourself with ambitious, positive people. Th people with whom we spend most of our time plays a huge role in what type of person we become, as they do affect the way we think and see things. Negativity generally comes from unhappy people and the people who envy you.

11 Great habits to reach your goals

Successful people don’t tear down the other people.Try to be around people who motivates you to do better, and who themselves are striving to do better in their lives.

Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their head in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it…”
– Wilfred Peterson

11. Stop complaining

Complaining can sometimes feel easier than to fix a problem. We all complain, but some of us seems to complain all the time. Complaining only increase your stress levels and those who are around you. Learn to adapt to change.

Stop complaining

Changes can be uncomfortable at times, but it is important to understand that change is a constant part of life. Accept responsibility for your part in the way things are. If you are unhappy in your current environment, own your part in getting to where you are.

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “11 Great habits to reach your goals”

  1. I love this post! I especially like your last two points, that is something I concentrate on lately. Being around positive people, and mind my own language – keeping it negativity free, proved to be such an energy and productivity booster for me. Thank you for sharing these fantastic tips.

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