Consistency is the main key in achieving any goal. But how can you be more consistent? I think you should know a few keys to keep you more consistent.
Focus on one goal at a time.
Human nature makes it difficult to develop consistency. The process is difficult at first, especially if you are new to it. In order to accomplish this, a great deal of energy is required. Trying to accomplish too many things at once will only complicate the process.
Maintain an incremental improvement mindset.
It takes time to develop a positive, worthwhile habit. Changing your behavior permanently can take months, according to new research. It takes months. You will gain incremental improvements along the way if you notice and celebrate your small wins. It will keep you motivated.
Don't let your emotions control you.
The brain is a demanding organ. When facing a challenge, such as being consistent, we can feel mentally sluggish or lazy because it requires a lot of energy. There are times when we are really tired. However, sometimes it's just a biological trick. Don't be fooled by it. Don't give up. You must fight your emotions. You'll stay stuck if you don't.
Don't be hard on yourself when you fail. Forgive your failures.
No matter what your goal is, you're bound to make mistakes from time to time. It's inevitable that you will get tired as you strive for consistency. Let go of your failures and move on.
Take inspiration from these people who stayed consistent to reach their health and fitness goals.
Health coach, Fitness trainer, Physiotherapist
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