I have a tendency to sabotage my goals. I can do really well for a long time but then something happens, usually at work, and I unravel. I lose my focus and drive. Usually it takes a decent amount of time for me to get back on track.
I need to remember my goals are more important than a bad day or two at work. Instead of unraveling all my hard work I need to push through to keep going and achieve. My current work is not my end all be all. I have future plans but in order to get there I need to focus on my goals, not my job.
My goals are more important and of more worth than what goes on at work because my goals mean something to me. My goals mean more than my work. This place is just a paycheck for the time being. I have big plans for my future and I can’t let the money source ruin them.
I know I will achieve all of my goals but I know I can reach them sooner if I stop going of the rails every few months. I am working hard to reach my goals. I do not want to keep taking a step back every time I start to progress. I am actively working to better myself, to not let work and bad days bring me down.
It’s not easy and I struggle daily. But don’t we all? We only move forward by learning from our mistakes and falling on our faces. We can only hope to improve and not fall as far or as hard next time.
I let my bad day affect me last week but I actively worked to make sure it didn’t keep going. I took some time off from my goals but I made myself get back on track quicker than I usually would. That is my victory. Now that I am aware and willing to change I hope next time I will only wallow for a day or maybe even an hour. As long as I improve I am one step closer to my goals. As long as I keep going I am winning the battle.
What was your victory last week? What aspect of yourself are you working to improve? What goals are you working towards and what is your biggest obstacle?