What keeps people from reaching their goals?

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  1. Bldg an Architect profile image63
    Bldg an Architectposted 11 years ago

    What keeps people from reaching their goals?

  2. Ramsa1 profile image62
    Ramsa1posted 11 years ago

    A lack of commitment to the stated goal. If you're serious about your goal, it takes daily work to achieve it.

  3. Rhonda_M profile image71
    Rhonda_Mposted 11 years ago

    Many times, people short circuit themselves because their self-talk contains a "story" about why they can't have what they want.

  4. LucidDreams profile image64
    LucidDreamsposted 11 years ago

    To reach your goals you have to be totally commited to success. You cannot give yourself reasons to fail nor believe others who may root against your efforts.

    Daily effort and taking steps forward even if they are small. Learn from mistakes and move on! Some people are looking for a reason to quit because they lack the desire and follow through to see the end result.

    Nobody would ever finish a marathon if they were not able to mentally succeed when times get tough. Dont ever give up on your dreams!

  5. CorinneCanada profile image59
    CorinneCanadaposted 11 years ago

    Anxiety is No.1 I think. Then lack of self-confidence, social/family constraints and pressure.

  6. profile image0
    EvansPposted 11 years ago

    Procrastination! Some people put off what they can do NOW, but for no reason other than laziness.

    I guess fear of failure is one of the main reasons. Avoidance is a protection mechanism that protects one's self-esteem, but avoidance in itself can damage self-esteem. Kind of a catch 22 situation.

  7. saitam profile image74
    saitamposted 11 years ago

    I agree with EvansP. Procrastination is a main reason, instead of working hard to reach their goals, people tend to want the immediate reward, so they do something they feel good about it.

    Lack of organization can also be a reason, sometimes people have a goal, but they don't think how to reach it, they just want "it" and fast.

  8. sofs profile image78
    sofsposted 11 years ago

    Achieving your goals could be hindered by a few factors. Here are the top 10 reason why you fail to reach your goals. read more


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