What a concept! It’s one I subconsciously have subscribed to, and it took a friend pointing out the value of learning from failures that helped me realize the benefit of making that concept a conscious one. Do you seek and embrace failure on your path to learning and winning, or do you shy away from failure? Do you go so far as to avoid starting things you fear you’ll fail at doing right the first time?
Adventure has long been a part of my life. Oh, the fun of it all! Small adventures when I was small to large adventures later. I realized adventure is what fuels me and that I need to make time for it in my life. I learned adventure is a state of mind.
It keeps hitting home with me that as we get older we quit playing and having fun. Especially compared to what we did as children. The adults I see in life seem miserable, in the big scheme of things. They take life so seriously, even when they do play. I see them rebuff the jokesters and kidders; either they don’t get the joke or harumph at the silliness. Oh, not all of them, but too many of them. I sure wish they’d join in on the fun.
Do you want to really succeed at a goal? Try Why Power instead of Willpower, then. And set your environment to be goal-enriching to support your behavior toward that goal.
I’ve used willpower and setting up my environment to help me reach several goals, but the willpower flagged with time.
A review of the top posts for this year seems like a great way to say goodbye to 2019 and ring in 2020. To that end, here’s a list of the top 10 most popular posts in order of oldest to newest. Whether you are new to my blog or a long-time reader, this review is designed to give you a boost for your coming year.
Through my years of pursuing personal growth, I’ve encountered numerous ways to set goals, to start new habits, and to be a better version of yourself. And I’ve learned a new approach to self-improvement: the 66-day challenge.