E !: You two are so busy. What are some tips for staying on top of your goals for the new year and everything else you’ve got going on?
JH: I think it’s about finding goals to achieve. I think sometimes we go too far, like ‘I’m going to lose 50 pounds in two months.’ And that can’t be. It is easier to achieve your goals if you try to do it in a sustainable way. Making goals achievable is the way to go because you can celebrate your victories every day against something that feels impossible to achieve.
Setting goals is about connecting what you want to feel and the emotion you want to experience rather than the actual thing you have achieved. Many people talk about health and wellness. So if I want to be healthy, instead of saying ‘I want to be healthy,’ ask yourself about the feeling you want to experience through health. In particular, you want to feel strong or feel light, or have a little fog in the brain and feel clear in the head. I believe that connecting the feelings you get from achieving your goals instead of just focusing on one thing you want to do is the big difference in creating and achieving your goals.
ND: Another big one is to surround yourself with good people and people you want to succeed, people who can inspire you, and people who will push you to make sure you achieve your goals. They say that the first five people you are closest to are the ones who reflect on you. And if you surround yourself with people who are unmotivated and lazy, who aren’t focused on purpose, you’ll also have a hard time staying on track. So a big priority for me was hanging out with Julianne.
JH: The proximity to power. Ask yourself “Who do you like?” Surround yourself with people. And, of course, I was so lucky to be with Nina as well.