Welcome to resolution season.
January is the busiest month of the year for gyms, yoga studios, spin classes, and boot camps around the world. A lot of people come out of the holiday season a bit fluffier than they would like, and the fitness New Years’ resolution is born.
I’m all about setting goals, and I love seeing the flood of people who start working out in January. If you’re anything like me, you’ve also set some personal goals as well. For me, I have a serious reverse bet* going on writing a lot of weekly content for the entire year, as well as doubling the amount of books I read, and growing some areas of business. I have a lot of accountability measures and reminders in place, all over my home office, so I’ll constantly be reminded of what I need to do.
The problem with goal setting in January, or anytime really, is sustainability. How many times have you told yourself you’ll lose 30 pounds by March, or pay off $10K worth of debt in six months? These goals are fine and well, but it’s very easy to get caught up in that end goal, and how far away it is.…