Ever been really excited about a goal...
and then hit an obstacle or lost motivation to keep going?
When this happens for my clients, I often share the tip to "start with the end in mind." Picture your desired outcome (e.g., that new home, the improved romantic relationship, a fulfilling career). Really feel the feelings associated with what you're imagining. Is it a sense of peace, joy, or excitement?
This approach is the simplest way to find the grit to get through even the toughest situations and projects. When faced with a challenge, we often focus on the problem, but what if we, instead, focused on the solution?
When I remodeled my home, I felt overwhelmed by everything that I needed to have fixed, but then I shifted my attention to my end goal, that is, having a beautiful, inviting, inspiring space. Here’s what happened...