Tag: Dreams and Goals

Sometimes You Just Need to Focus

Written by on December 19, 2016 in Self Awareness, Sense of Purpose with 1 Comment
Sometimes You Just Need to Focus

~ Regardless of your personal viewpoint or history with regard to the practice of goal setting, there is one truth that is undeniable, and that is we accomplish more when we focus our attention and efforts. The only way to discover our true potential is to clear out the clutter and focus on what matters. […]

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YOU, Not Circumstances, Determine Your Potential

Written by on October 7, 2016 in Breaking Barriers with 27 Comments
YOU, Not Circumstances, Determine Your Potential

~ You’d be hard pressed to read anything having to do with dreams and goals and not find the term “achieve your full potential” used to reinforce the idea that you are capable of so much more. We hear this term, smile or nod sagely to one another as though we “get it” but the […]

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When the Journey Becomes the Destination

Written by on September 29, 2016 in Breaking Barriers with 30 Comments
When the Journey Becomes the Destination

~ When was the last time you saw a goal all the way through to successful completion? Some would say it depends on the definition of the goal. For example, if your goal is to read Catcher in the Rye that’s a simple journey from point A to B so if you finish reading the […]

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How to Overcome Discouragement and Recharge Your Motivation

Written by on September 12, 2016 in Confidence, Emotional Mastery with 58 Comments
How to Overcome Discouragement and Recharge Your Motivation

Occasional discouragement is a fact of life. If you’ve ever pursued a goal to improve your life in any way, chances are you’ve experienced what author, entrepreneur and marketing guru Seth Godin refers to as The Dip. The dip (aka slump, stall or nose-dive) is that point when progress slows to a crawl and you […]

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What It Really Means to Find Opportunity in Adversity

Written by on February 15, 2016 in Sense of Purpose with 39 Comments
What It Really Means to Find Opportunity in Adversity

  Ask friends or family what resilience means to them and chances are most will say it has something to do with “bouncing back” from a crisis. This is a popular theme, and the image of a rubber band being pulled back before it goes forward is easy to visualize. Unfortunately, many take this analogy […]

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How to Beat a Motivational Slump

Written by on January 24, 2016 in Emotional Mastery with 41 Comments
How to Beat a Motivational Slump

  So how are those New Year’s Resolutions and goals coming? As tempting as it is to kick off a new year with a “fresh start” I’ve always wondered if the success rate for achieving goals this time of year might improve dramatically if we were to consider January a transition month to get back in […]

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