Do you have a habit of setting goals but not achieving them? If so, you’re not alone. Science shows that a whopping 92% of people who set goals never achieve them.
I used to be one of them, until I learned 2 very important things that changed everything and dropped me into the 8% category.
Here are two must-have mindset shifts you must embrace if you want to hit your goals this year:
Shift Number One: Full Commitment: If you’ve set goals but not hit them in the past, examine your relationship to commitment. The secret to hitting your goals requires you to be all-in. So often we keep an easy escape route ready in case the pressure becomes too much. We leave the back door open and sneak out before anyone notices that we haven’t done what we said we would do.
Consider the areas of your life where you are fully committed now, like brushing your teeth for example. I would venture to say that you brush every single day, rain or shine, no matter what life throws your way. You don’t have to wake up each day and re-decide if you want to brush, you know you’re going to do it because you’re all in.
Or for those of you who have a 9-5, you likely show up every single day, because you’ve committed to be there in the same way that you show up for your kids, your parents, your pets.
You know how to commit, you just haven’t yet applied that same level of commitment to your dreams and goals. But when you do, everything gets easier. No matter what comes your way, you’ll find a way around, through or over the top to take the next step towards your goal when you’re fully committed. You won’t waste any time re-deciding. When you’re all-in, the Universe meets you where you are and provides you with the next step forward.
Shift Number Two: Belief. You have to believe in yourself enough to take action. You might not know how, in fact if your goals are big enough, you likely won’t know how because you’ve never done it before. But, on some level you have to believe that you can do it.
I love to set big, scary, seemingly impossible goals because I know they will call me to become more. They will call me to discover aspects of myself that I haven’t utilized to the fullest. I know they will call me to leave the comfort zone and play in the field of infinite possibilities. But I also know that I must believe.
So, if you’re ready to achieve your biggest goals this year believe that you’ll find a way.
Believe that you’ll be fully supported by the Universe. Believe that you’re worthy. Believe that if you take a risk and have a few belly flops on the way to learning how to dive deep, you’ll get right back up and try again because you know it’s simply part of the process.
If you have that kind of belief backed by full commitment, you’ll achieve your goals this year.
And if you’re struggling to believe, send me a message and borrow my belief in you. I’ll be happy to remind you of how worthy you truly are.