The three types of goals are easy, middle, and guaranteed goals. Acuff says to “think of it like a goal ladder with three rungs. One of the vertical rails is effort and the other is time. The higher you climb, from Easy to Middle to Guaranteed, the greater amounts of effort and time you need to accomplish the goal.”
And then, we must recognize that consistency compounds and that even imperfect progress is still progress.
If you think about it, getting the appropriate amount of energy for the day through sleep should be easy. Most adults need 7-8 hours. So if we know what time we plan to be up in the morning, we work backwards about 7-8 hours and plan to be asleep by that time.
But that’s where it all goes wrong.
Have you ever had a song come on the radio or that your kids asked “Alexa” to play that you internally, really disliked? In an effort to avoid listening to “Baby Shark” again, you either skipped the song or asked Alexa to do the skipping for you.
I had a conversation earlier this week with someone who just finished the book, Soundtracks by Jon Acuff. She asked me if I had created a personal playlist based on Jon’s recommendation and if so, what was on my playlist. I loved the question. Why? Because I want to ask everyone else the exact same question. So let’s share our playlists, shall we?
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