GoalsOnTrack Blog

A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

8 Habits That Will Upgrade Your Life

By Frances Bridges

Confidence and sense of self are based on accomplishments, and are built on a foundation of good habits. As Maya Angelou said, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and and liking how you do it.” You like who you are by knowing who you are, living by your values and practicing habits that help fulfill your potential, and make you a better family member and friend. But how do you get to that place? By building good habits, and having the discipline to practice them every day.

Here are eight habits that will help improve your life: Read more

The 3 Best Ways to Find Joy in Everything You Do

By Lidiya K

Daily life doesn’t need to be boring, your work shouldn’t be dreadful, life is not meant to be lived in the future where ‘the next big thing’ or your holiday (escape from reality) is.

It’s the little things that matter.

It’s every single action you take in the day, every small talk, every song you hear and picture you see, every cup of coffee you drink and free minute you have, that is the essence of life.

And your job is to find great pleasure in such activities. Read more

5 Ways You Can Make Yourself Even More Attractive

By Jill Weber, Ph.D

Feeling good about yourself makes you more attractive to others. And as you love yourself, your life becomes less burdensome and relationships become easier and more spontaneous. You don’t spend your time second-guessing what others are thinking about you or where you stand in your various relationships. When you have an internal sturdiness deep within your core, you’re able to adapt easily to the inevitable ups and downs that come with relationships.

Here are five ways you can feel better about yourself—and make yourself more attractive to others: Read more

How to Enjoy the Journey and Stop Getting Ahead of Yourself

By Joseph Wilner

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” – Ernest Hemingway

Have you ever noticed that people are always chasing the next thing or focusing on the next phase of life? I must admit that I struggle with this at times myself. I can get ahead of myself and forget to stay patient and present. Hey, when you want to achieve your dreams it can make the prospect of today a little less enchanting.

We are so busy creating our desired future that we completely forget to celebrate and admire today. Read more

Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

By Alan Zimmerman

You’ve heard the old cliché that says, “Your attitude determines your altitude.” Well, it’s NOT a cliché. Research unequivocally confirms that your attitude is one of the most important … if not THE most important … factor in your success. Read more

A Better Way to Get out of a Rut and Achieve Your Goals

By Chris Helder

When Melbourne author and public speaker Chris Helder’s father died four years ago, little did he know that in the midst of his grief he would come up with a philosophy that he would live by.

Not only did this Eureka moment alter his own belief system, but it also influenced his public speaking subjects and his latest book, Useful Belief. Read more

Enjoying the Journey

By Steve Pavlina

If you work really hard to achieve your goals but don’t enjoy the journey, you’re delaying the essence of life. Committing to your goals doesn’t mean you slave away at work you dislike, celebrating only the destination. A real abiding commitment means that you love what you do each day. You are at least as passionate about the path as you are about the results. If you love the path you’re on, your passion motivates you to keep taking the next step.

But passion alone isn’t enough. Read more

Goal Progress and Happiness

By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D.

Sometimes things aren’t just moving slowly. They’re not moving at all. What are the effects of lack of progress in our goal pursuit?

Procrastination does more than just undermine performance. It undermines our happiness and satisfaction with life. Why? Read more

Rohn: A Good Life Contains These 6 Essentials

By Jim Rohn

The ultimate expression of life is not a paycheck. The ultimate expression of life is not a Mercedes. The ultimate expression of life is not a million dollars or a bank account or a home. The ultimate expression of life is living a good life. Read more

A Technique to Reach Your Goals Faster Without Struggling

By

“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and focus on what could go right.” ~Unknown

I used to think that getting to a goal only required tangible action. It was a simple equation:

  • Study hard in high school = getting admission to a good university.
  • Or, diet + exercise = losing weight.

Yet, life is not always that straightforward. It’s not always just about physical action. Read more

Next Page »