I came to a realization this morning. It may not have been a big one, but it struck me as worth sharing. That realization was this: every success story I’ve ever read or heard about started out with someone taking a dream and changing it into a goal. In that moment, when they decide they are going to make their dream come true, the successful person commits. They commit to the work it will take to make their dream come true. They change a dream into a goal and compile the goals into a plan and work that plan until they reach success. Continue reading
I’ve made the observation that the older I get the more friends I have who are, seemingly all of a sudden, interested in “staying in shape.” Yes, it is somewhat funny that “staying” implies they are already in good physical condition, and they’re not, but it’s also sad too. For that matter, it’s far easier to stay in shape if you start focusing on it when you’re… wait for it… IN SHAPE and at about the age of 18; or somewhere along in your teenage years. After that you’re trying to recover the shape you know you can be in but haven’t been for years. I speak from experience here. That said, “getting in shape” requires being in motion. Some I know believe that unless you’re moving FAST then you aren’t moving enough to do yourself any good. Few seem to appreciate that any motion is better than no motion and that any motion tends to increase itself over time unless we do something to stop it or slow it down. Let me explain what I mean.