This blog was inspired by one of my dear friends, who is an example of someone who continues to pursue her dreams.
Somewhere along our conversation last week, we got to talking about the ability to stay focused on our goals. How is it that at times in our lives, we get inspired by an idea, get excited, laser focused to start taking action….then later on, we start to lose focus on that same goal? Sometimes we even take a break and go back to our goal again at a later day and other times, we quit.
How do you refocus again after you have stopped? You clean your windshield!
When your windshield is clean, you can see far ahead where you are going. You have a clear destination and just have to keep your foot on the gas and steer in the the direction you want to go. Now sometimes, bugs, mud, snow, etc hit your car and the windshield starts to get dirty. This can either happen slowly at first i.e. hitting bugs while driving far distances. Other times, it’s a snowstorm. Whatever the case, if you don’t clean your windshield, you can no longer see and you could get into an accident.
It can be hard to spot if it happens slowly. Life gets busy and after 1 month of exercising or eating well, we decide to skip a workout or eat junk because we feel we deserve it and 1 week later, we’re back to our old habits. It’s ok, it happens. Just, clean your windshield!
Focus on your goals by routinely “cleaning” your windshield off.
Reconnect to your goals and remember what first inspired you to want to reach for them. Look at the road ahead and enjoy the journey, after all, it’s not about the destination. It’s the sites you saw, the people you drove with, the lessons learned and the fun you had along the way.
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Dr. Amanda is a non-traditional chiropractor who focuses on Neuro-Optimization in Ottawa, Canada.