How to push yourself beyond your limits? If you are already feeling frustrated, stagnant, and cannot already motivate yourself to move further to achieve your goals, you might be asking that question. Whatever our objective is, whether it is physical like losing some weight or it is economical like having a successful business, we have to strive in pushing ourselves to get out of our comfort zone and go beyond our limits.
To push yourself once more to go beyond your limits, you have to also push your goals. This is because our actions are usually dependent only on what we want to achieve. For example, if your goal is only to finish a 5km run in 1 hour, your regular training or practice will only depend on that. However, if your goal is to finish a 10km run in less than an hour, your training, practice, and mindset will be more intense than the former.
I remember that when I’m having a goal to do 50 pushups in one set, I was able to only do 30-40 and already having difficulty to achieve 50. But when I increased my goal to achieve 100 pushups, I was pressured to push myself to my limit and was able to do 50.
Pushing our goals to push our limits can also be used in our other ambitions in life. For example, if your goal is to only have a business that will give you a stable income of $10,000 every month, your planning, steps, procedures, and actions will only rely on that goal. However, if your goal is to establish a big corporation that will make a difference in the world and at the same time will give you millions of lasting profits every month, your planning, steps and actions, will be more powerful and will certainly push you beyond your limits and comfort zone.
Remember that there are people who can achieve greater things because they are bolder enough to aim for higher goals. They were not born extraordinarily, but they grow extraordinarily because of their extraordinary goals that are shaping their attitudes, habits, practices, and entire life. They train harder because they have harder ambitions in life. They become stronger because they have stronger goals. They forward further because they have further objectives.
Therefore, if you are feeling stagnant and frustrated now, why don’t you try to look at your current goals? Are your current goals boring, uninspiring, or not tough enough to pressure you to do more? Why not push your goals farther so that you may also push yourself a little farther?
For me, I don’t care if I become too ambitious to set the highest dreams. I’m not afraid if it’s too far or too difficult for me to reach. What is important is that I am moving now… and I can move farther than anyone else.