One of the key ingredients in the change process is to create leverage which provides energy and inspiraion. A formidable source of leverage is to determine “what will be the pain if I do not achieve these goals” ?Specifying the negatives that will occur if I fail to meet the goal creates leverage. There can be a host of unwanted feelings that will develop if the goal is not attained. Examples of this would be in the area of weight reduction. What will be the pain if I set a goal to lose weight and do not achieve the goal? ” There coulkd be health considerations,image considerations and a disappointment in the ability to follow through.Pain can be a great motivator and source of energy.All human beingss seek to avoid pain and so in that respect identifying the pain beforehand creates leverage.
What pain will you experience if you do not achieve your goals. Write them down and see if they create leverage.