Olympians show how to focus on the process (instead of big goals)

HERCULEAN, that's how I feel today

Have you ever set big goals before, only to feel exhausted and drained after a couple of days or weeks looking back at the little progress you made?

Maybe it was your New Year’s resolution to loose 15 lbs and start going to the gym 3 times a week. Maybe you wanted to stop smoking or get that promotion to a managerial position.

In many cases, we see the big goal, the top of the mountain , and then we look back to the little ascend we did so far and feel like as if we’re just sinking deeper. We go back and forth between where we are and where we want to be, which is a big drain on our energy. Instead, to protect ourselves, we would do better of setting babystep benchmarks and celebrate the when we reach them. This keeps us focused on the here and…

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