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Keep Pulling

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

One week into the new year, keep the resolve in your resolutions, the promises to yourself. While I wasn’t a 100% successful in each resolution this week, I did well in some areas and there’s more work to do in other areas.

Day in, day out, shifting, readjusting, getting back up. Each day we keep promises to ourselves and others, we form habits and new mindsets. So instead of pushing, we are pulled by the habits that we build through repetition and consistency. True fulfillment is found in the work to achieve the goal, not in finding a shortcut. Create the pull every day, a step at a time.

“Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.” - Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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  1. Love Aristotle’s quote..it’s going on my wall. Thanks.

    January 5, 2013
    • Perfect for this time of year when we need to match our enthusiam with habit. Thanks for your comment. Happy new year.

      January 5, 2013
  2. Agreed! And love the doggies 🙂

    January 5, 2013
  3. I love that quote!

    January 5, 2013
  4. I love the quote from Dwight D. Eisenhower. My human daddy is a consultant, and this one is something he should keep in mind when working with his clients. I will be sure to share it with him.

    January 5, 2013
  5. Red #

    Thank you for visiting my blog and liking my German Shepherd story. Your blog is very inspirational, and I especially like your doggie photos.

    February 18, 2013
    • Thanks – they are alot of fun to live with. Take care.

      February 18, 2013

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