Always a problem… especially around the new year with all the resolutions! One of my favourite bloggers offers some good advice in a podcast:
Over the years, I have found that I can become disciplined in any area of my life by taking five specific steps. Whether it is trying to get in shape, maintain a blog, or develop a great marriage, the psychology is the same.
- Determine your goal.Your goals need to be S.M.A.R.T. This is an acronym that provides a checklist for making sure that what you have is indeed a goal and not merely an aspiration. It stands for:
- List your reasons
- Identify likely obstacles.
- Develop new behaviors.
- Stay focused.