Sometimes we have to do difficult things to be great. If we do easy things, our lives become difficult in the future. If we do difficult things, our life becomes easy in the future. Doesn’t this remind you of the John F Kennedy quote about going to the moon in 1962? We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things (achievements and aspirations), not because they are easy, but because they are difficult, because that challenge is one that we are. reluctant to postpone, and one that we aim to win. ” To progress in life we have to constantly do things that we perceive as difficult. I would like to share with you three difficult things that you must do and that I want you to commit to so that you can improve your level of efficiency and productivity.
These three things will help you work toward your goals, whatever your goals, whether you have career goals, business goals, or a personal goal to exercise or be healthier.
(I) Get up early at 5 am
A study conducted by the University of Texas in 2008 showed that students who identified themselves as morning people scored better than those who were “night owls.” Subsequent research has shown that early risers are more productive, better planners, and better goal achievers. Getting up early has huge benefits. Imagine being able to consistently exercise early every day and reach your fitness goals, meet all your deadlines at work, and be able to embark on a new hobby. Here’s what you can accomplish if you make a firm resolve to identify yourself as an early riser and get up early at 5 a.m.
(II) Working long hours
Gone are the 60s where there were no mobile phones, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the Internet. We are more distracted these days than ever. It’s easy to lose focus because our focus has changed due to the ever-changing technologically advanced world.
Working long hours can help you shift your focus from distractions and turn your dreams into reality. How many people dream of writing a book, how many dream of being physically fit and looking like health magazine models, how many people do you know who would like to start a serious business or get a degree? All of these things require concentrated work that will take many hours.
Unfortunately, few people these days have the ability to disconnect from the world and do four to six hours of concentrated work. Take advantage of your ability to work long hours and possess a rare attribute that most people lack in today’s world. This will set you apart and allow you to achieve all of your goals.
(III) Think long term
Live in the present but think about the future. Too many of us get caught up in the joys of the moment and forget the future we want to create. Human beings are the most intellectually capable of all species in the world, but they are still limited by the inability to think beyond the present.
I encourage you to develop a 5-year plan for your ideal self in all key areas of your life, namely career, spirituality, health, finances, and relationships. Take a moment each day to remind yourself of what you want to achieve in the long run. This will help you not only to live in the present, but to prepare yourself psychologically and unconsciously for the future you want to create.
Living this way will help you create a meaningful life and not get caught up in day-to-day activities that don’t help you create the change you want to see in your life. If you do this, you will appreciate it many years later and you will not have to look back regretfully and wonder what you did with your life.