“Motivation can get you started. Commitment is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn
Motivation feels good.
It makes things feel, just, easy. So natural.
We recognize anything in life that’s worth working towards… won’t be easy. And it will not be a matter of if, but when, we are challenged and tested to the core. In this moment, motivation may very well not be there for us. What will be however, is our commitment.
Our success can be drawn back to the level of commitment to the little things. “Discipline” is not reserved for the military or martial arts – it is our anchor for seeing us through the storm. It won’t be a single action that makes, or breaks us. It’s instead hundreds and thousands of smaller decisions, repeated time and time again, through the dedicated commitment to discipline ourselves.
Let’s be aware of the habits and commitments we hold ourselves to. Whereas motivation is a short-term fix, commitments to daily healthy habits guide us through the inevitable storms.