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Action Transcends Intention

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You have developed strong motives and intentions, but is that sufficient enough to lead to long-term positive changes?


Each decision we make, every action we take,
is born out of an intention.

― Sharon Salzberg

It’s not always easy to translate intentions into action. A study was made on why people do not always do things they intend to do and this is usually due to the huge gap between intention and behaviour...


“The single largest pool of untapped natural resources in this world is human good intentions that are never translated into actions.”

Cindy Gallop

We consider short-term and long-term goals in life as self-instructions to get the results that we aspire to achieve. Sometimes we write them all down on paper to help us remember. Our level of commitment for one goal is different to another; we put our priorities on the top of the list and work on them first, however, the goals on the bottom of list are often left behind and forgotten forever. 


“Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence.”

E. Stanley Jones

What’s a sure way for us to not be sidetracked? Once intentions are formed and plans have been made, we must always grab the opportunity to take action in order to establish our retention-driving triggers to perform. Doing so will make it a lot easier and more likely for us to adopt desired positive behaviours and develop better habits.


Choose your intentions carefully and then practice holding your consciousness to it,
so it becomes the guiding light in your life.

― Roger Delano Hinkins

It is not good enough for things to be planned – they still have to be done; for the intention to become a reality, energy has to be launched
into operation.

― Walt Kelly

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