So about a month ago I posted my years goals and how they were going.
One of the things I wanted to work on was my nutrition and weight loss goal.
I am now into my third week of doing a combination diet of Paleo and Zone. It is going really well so far. I feel good and am trimming up.
The biggest change however has been in my realization that accomplishing goals like this take 1 big thing to be sustainable: Time.
Most people can be disciplined and focused, but usually only for a short time. I included myself in this category for weight loss. I would eat well for several days, even a week and then “not see results” and then have a “cheat” meal that would lead to falling off the healthy kick. The thing is, no one sees real results after a week! Sure you may lose a few pounds of water weight, but real change happens over time. A month, two or three of real discipline and focus will create change in behavior which should be sustainable for lasting results.
Whether it is weight loss, starting a business or blog, improving you relationship, getting out of debt, or whatever you may want to do, don’t forget that it takes time!
Here is a great formula I got from Dave Ramsey:
Success is focus plus discipline OVER time. Stay focused and disciplined long enough and things will happen. Pretty encouraging!
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