Consistency is key
Several events and happenings in the lives of people have repeatedly portrayed the importance and necessity of consistency. Being consistent in life is an essential feature of every successful person. It runs deeper than wishful thinking and daydreams. It involves continuous actions, practices, and activities geared towards the actualisation of desired ambitions. It is an essential life skill that takes time to develop. Consistency is, in a way, akin to forming a habit. It involves replicating certain positive attitudes continuously up to the point where they become a part of you.
It is very easy for the human mind to be distracted and lose focus, but with consistency, distractions can be avoided and tamed. When you are constantly carrying out actions to achieve certain results, it’s easier to stay optimistic. A consistent personality, however, is not picked at random; it is developed. Here are a few ways to grow and possess an attitude that speaks of consistency and track record.
Focus on single goals at a time
It is almost impossible and practically more difficult when you intend to achieve multiple goals at a time. What is even more challenging is the possibility of you staying true to those goals until they are achieved. When you isolate your goals one at a time, it helps you channel your energies better.
This is because you can now create plans and schedules around the specified goal, which would be easy to live by.
Make steady and gradual self-improvements
The appeal of success drives people to think that they can achieve everything at once, getting them nowhere. To keep being the best at what you do and to stay consistent, you should pay attention to the process of growth. Often growth is gradual and intentional. Would you please notice the improvements you make, no matter how little, and celebrate them? That way, you stay motivated to keep devoting and committing your time and energy.
Create schedules and stick to them
Schedules are one easy way to build your consistency levels. This is because they help you organise different tasks and actions for the specific time reserved. Sticking to a schedule makes you fall into a form of routine or pattern, which over time would develop into habits. Steady dedication to such habits would naturally produce consistency.
Be honest and accountable
There is certainly no guarantee that you would achieve all your set goals at the right time. When this happens, you should recognise it and forgive yourself as you are only human. You should also review your goals to ensure that they are realistic.
So instead of giving up because you couldn’t complete your set tasks, you become motivated to do better. Having an accountability partner will help you to stay on track. And shorten the gap between where you are to where you want to be.
Control your emotions
A vital step to being consistent is to be in check of your emotions. There would be times when you will be genuinely tired or down. And that’s ok. What is not so great is when you use them as excuses for not completing your tasks. Learn to discipline yourself, push forward; if not, you’ll end up being stagnant.
Building a consistent attitude is like piling rocks to make a mountain. It may look impossible, but over time it is achievable.
Remember, tiny drops of water make a mighty ocean. Stay true to your practice; habit-forming and consistency would become your lifestyle.
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Tarnya Coley- Publisher