Nicole Odell asks us to consider the barriers to our goals, usually TIME, and reminds us, “if you really do want it, you really do have the time.”
What’s the one thing you want to do but never seem to have time for?
Over the years I’ve spoken with a lot of endurance athletes (and non-endurance athletes), and it’s common to hear…”Well, I want this to happen, but I just don’t have the time.”
For example – you might hear yourself say:
I want to eat better, but I don’t have time to cook.
I know I need to foam roll and stretch more, but I don’t have time.
Or maybe you want to write a book, learn a new language, or tackle your first triathlon.
Have you ever asked yourself how bad you really want it?
Really…think about it. How important is this thing for which you don’t have time? Is it really on the top of your list of things that you want to accomplish or a key component that will get you to your top goal? If so, then figure out how to get it done. If it’s not, then don’t worry about it and get it off your goal list.
Isn’t it true that in a crisis time, we tend to get the critical things done? The not-so-important stuff is set aside, and more often than not, the world around us doesn’t fall apart.
If the thing you just don’t have time for is really just about building a habit, then start small and work to maximize productivity…
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