I've always been one on motivational articles. I love to read articles on people overcoming odds to win and at work I have the posters on achievement, goals, etc. One particular article I've read that has stuck with me is not using the word "TRY". If you use try you are setting yourself up for a big NO.
If you tell someone "I'll try to be there", you are basically telling them you won't. If you say you'll "try to have a report done by 3:00 p.m." - it'll be done the next day. Trying isn't doing, trying is procrastinating.
Today I was laying out my plan for the next week, eating and exercising. And I used I WILL exercise daily, I WILL eat more vegetables, I CAN succeed. I MUST make these changes.
If I want to be healthier and happier there can be no "trying" in my weight loss journey. Only DOING! So please join me - take that 3 letter word of try out of your vocabulary and use another, stronger 3 letter word - CAN!
I love this blog and you are sooo right, from now on instead of saying "I'll try" it is "I WILL" and I know that the right mindset WILL help me to succeed! Thank you, love this blog!!! 3891 days ago
You hit the hammer on the nail hard girl! I will take that word out of my vocabulary today also and add ! This was a wonderful blog! I love your attitude and enthusiasm! Keep on Keepin on my friend we will do it! 3949 days ago
While I agree with IMREITE, I also like your thinking and I'm going to plan out my exercise and such for the next week. I haven't been doing this, even though I should have been. 3950 days ago
to me try means make an honest attempt. i don't say try unless i am actually planning on doing something and have a plan to finish it.trying means at least attempting. i am surrounded by people that don't even attempt.
I have been at a plateau and started to redo some plans and follow them better. 3951 days ago
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