Studies and really smart people report that a person has an 80% better chance of accomplishing a goal with a buddy!
I know, I get it. I do it often. I make these goals and by the end of the week, I’m like, what goals? I give up…. NEXT!
I've been trying really hard to fit into the concept of brewing not just being about beverages, but as a concept of self improvement. Something to the effect of "Brewing the Life You've Always Wanted." Well, here is my chance because September is Self - Improvement Month.
I've been asked by many people what my favorite motivational resources are, so here they are.
My all time favorite motivational goal-setting book is Do You: 12 Laws Access The Power In You To Achieve Happiness And Success by Russell Simmons. This book offers practical steps to live a life that you want, whether it be in your business, your health, or your family. The bottom line is be you and don't apologize for being you. It takes a lot of work and perseverance to reach your dreams. As long as you stay true to yourself, follow your path, and work hard, you'll get there!
Big Magic: Create A Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert Klein, is my second favorite book. The author talks about creativity as a living entity. Elizabeth discusses how to tackle what we most love and how to get rid of the stuff that we fear. She shows habits and approaches to following your dreams. Most importantly, we learn how to embrace our curiosity on a daily basis.
Living Forward: A Proven Plan To Stop Drifting And Get The Life You Want by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkhavy, is a resource that provides a roadmap for you to achieve your goals. Interestingly enough, the first exercise the authors asks you to do is to write your eulogy as you would want to be remembered. Then you ask yourself are you living that life that you described. From there, they provide you with tools to plan how to get there. It's very powerful.
If reading and audiobooks are not your thing, I highly recommend an online class that also provides a roadmap for achieving your goals. Danielle Vincent's, 2017 Goal Workshop, provides a series of videos and activities that create an action plan for you to reach your goals and dreams. I found her plan works best for me. I especially appreciate how she discusses the importance of affirmations to achieving goals.
So that's it! Those are my go-to resources for the year. Let me know what you’re reading and again happy 2017th.