Jonathan Fields has a great motivational post on his blog called ‘How to Get Your Mojo Back and Do Big Things TODAY’ where he looks at the motivation behind New Years Resolutions.
Resolutions don’t change bodies, minds, careers, businesses and lives, actions do.
But, without the right approach, it can be near impossible to take the actions needed to get where you’re desperate to go!
Behavior change—exercise, diet, meditation, changing careers or launching a business, writing a book, making art—it’s hard, really hard. Most people fail. Not because they’re incapable of doing what needs to be done, but because they don’t know how to do it right.
He goes on into an indepth list of seven key steps and actions,including this, the second one on his list……
Support – On three levels, if possible: peer support, co-striver support and mentor support.
Peer support is critical as a source of inspiration, information and accountability.
Co-striver support (people who are striving to do similar things at similar times) adds the element of creating what’s called a “normalizing” experience. Knowing a tight-knit group of co-strivers are going through similar struggles, embracing tough challenges and working through them makes you realize you’re not alone and, although it’s tough, there are others right there with you and you’re all going to get through it together.
Read more ‘How to Get Your Mojo Back and Do Big Things TODAY’ (Jonathan Fields)