As we begin 2014, many of us are making New Year’s resolutions, written on a sheet of paper or tucked away in our minds, in hopes that we can become a better version of ourselves this year. There is a long list of “popular” goals that we all know- but WHY is it that they tend to be the same goals year after year?
During my holiday vacation, I read the book Elite Minds, by Stan Beecham, a sports psychologist. The take away message for me was so powerful that I want to share my thoughts on how to apply Beecham’s beliefs in your nutrition, athletic, or career goals.
When we make New Year’s resolutions, is it with the hope that they will happen. For a period of time, the goals are our priority.
Beecham contends you can have a clearly defined, written goal, but if you have a goal without intention, you’ll usually fall short of achieving it. [Read more…]