How to stop the excuses and go the distance

Here’s the thing about goal/promise making to self or another; it will always cost you something and in some cases there’s usually some form of sacrifice involved. In addition, we can all agree that we’ve all “been there and done that” when it comes to following through on a goal/promise to self. We’re guilty of making excuses which prevents us from going the distance and finishing. Along with this acknowledgement  if you’re like me, we usually make every effort to do everything within our power to go the distance in fulfilling promises made to others. Regardless if the promise is delayed or not, it’s kept. When I began noticing this pattern in my own life, I set about to figure out why, and what I needed to do to apply that same attitude in accomplishing the goal/promise made to self. I know, there’s a sense of pride and honour attached to wanting to fulfil our word when it’s promised to others. It’s easier to excuse yourself from going the distance, but it’s certainly not right to rob yourself of that satisfaction and reward. More