Among my numerous talents is a faculty for prophecy. I know, it’s unfair, but some people just get it all. So, let me tell you right now how your next attempt at losing weight/getting fit/making more money/improving your love life is going to go:
Stage 1: the stage of inspiration
Oh, you can feel it! The time for change has come! Maybe you just finished reading an excellent self-help book about how to get rich. Or a friend who just started Crossfit gave you a pep talk. Or Oprah just lost thirty pounds (again) and you know you can do it, too! So, let’s do it! Nothing can stop us this time around, this time you are really going to stick with it! Success is practically within reach.