If you’ve ever had a goal, you’ve probably realized that it’s pretty damn hard to achieve.
You get started, you’re good for a week or two then BAM, life smacks you on your ass and you’re struggling to get back on track.
This is the thing with life and goals, they’re kinda like enemies.
Your goal is the thing you WANT to do.
Life is all the things you HAVE to do.
Your goal is the thing you AREN’T doing.
Life is what you ARE doing.
They are constantly fighting for your time. You try and make time for your goal but life just gets in the way.
This is the struggle of “Lifestyle”. The ideal situation is that the goal becomes part of your life. It fits within your normal schedule and life and it stops interfering.
However, building a lifestyle takes time. It takes the fight and it takes the struggle. Your goal will stay a goal and the thing you’re struggling to do for a long time. But that’s okay.
If you can accept that they are different, that they aren’t friends, that at times they are even enemies, then you can stay patient and let the process take place.
It’s your goal, it’s what you want, so it’s worth the fight.
The good news is that the fight isn’t forever. It’s gonna be longer than you expect or want, but if you keep working it will end. You will succeed.
Your efforts will win. Life will win. Eventually it will no longer be a goal and something you aren’t doing.
Eventually it will just be life.