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Chase Your Future Self

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

“Every day, every week, every month and every year of my life my hero is always 10 years away. I’m never going to be my hero … that’s just fine with me because that keeps me with somebody to keep on chasing.” -Matthew McConaughey

The expectations and assumptions that others have for you are numerous, diverse and impossible to achieve. And if you try, you’ll only lose yourself in the process.

You are not doing yourself a favor by competing with other people. So rather than exhausting the impossible choose instead to  compete with yourself to give you goals that make you a better person. You should try to make yourself the best version of yourself  without focusing on what others are doing.  Focus on yourself and your family. Do things that are best for your health and career. Competing with other people is a waste of your valuable time and energy.

When you compete with yourself, you’ll improve your life because you’ll work to achieve your goals and strive to be even more successful. But this is success based on your standards. Not anyone elses.

Be encouraged by what you achieve and look at how far you’ve come from where you used to be. Most importantly, keep working on it. Set realistic goals and be patient as you chase yourself in the future, because you know that things are only getting better, while at the same time realizing that perfection is impossible. What’s important is the pursuit.

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Compete With Yourself, Not With Others

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance

Don’t waste time trying to compete with other people. It is a game you can’t win. If you spend all your time worrying about having a better car than this guy at work, or being a better parent than that woman at the gym, you will always be chasing unattainable goals.

No matter how well you think you’re doing, there will always be someone with a better body, nicer hair, a bigger house, or more advanced electronic devices. That’s not to say any of those people are better than you. They just have different assets.

Don’t try to be better than everyone else. Set your own goals, and improve yourself every day

Don’t try to be better than everyone else. Set your
own goals, and improve yourself every day

Your main goal in life should be to make yourself into best you that you can be. Focus on yourself and your family. Do what’s best personally for your health and your career. Don’t get caught up in competing with other people. It’s a waste of valuable time.

It is okay, however, to compete with yourself. Strive to be a better person than you were yesterday. If you ran a mile yesterday, run a mile-and-a-half today.

Be encouraged by your personal growth, look at how far you’ve come from where you used to be, and keep building on it. Compete with yourself, set realistic goals, and give yourself a reasonable amount of time to achieve them. Stay true to your own wants and needs.

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