Life can be difficult. Crossing the ocean will bring upset water, the same way journey in life will bring you difficult times. It is a truth that all people have experienced at some points in their life when trying to reach a goal, or level of consistency. That be in startups, exercise, and other dedicated lifestyle choices.

Consistency origins from the late 16th century, from the Latin word consistent. The meaning can be translated to “Standing Firm”. And this is exactly what it is: To stand firm, and carry on, even when the freezing cold rain is pouring relentlessly on you in the open sea.

Let’s go back to the list. Choose just one goal to focus on. It should be the goal that is the most important for your life right now. A goal requires consistent effort. Too many goals at the same time can and will blur the vision of where you are heading in the future, and in the end work against your progress. Pick just one goal.

Being consistent is what is the difference from failure and success. If you cannot keep a consistent level of pushing towards the goal, you will likely fall back to your old habits, and simply give up. Worse yet, this will give you a feeling of not living up to your ideals, and your life purpose. You might drown this feeling with TV, food, or other feel-good right now impulses, but the feeling of failure will still exists deep inside you.

You have to be consistent in your decisions, and the goal you have picked. Promise that to yourself. If you think you will not be able keep this promise, then stop reading more of this article. You will need to get more life experience first.

If you can promise yourself that you will attain this goal, it is time to unveil a great tool that will help you along. Just remember; the push has to come from you. Nobody else will be able to do it for you.

Remember that consistency is not about giving it 110% every time. It is about a standing firm. You continue despite the lows, and also despite the highs. It all comes down to keeping a consistent push towards your goal.

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