“Strive for progress, not perfection” — unknown
Too often we feel that if we can’t be perfect at something then it’s not worth doing. I know people who will cheat on their diet, and then decide that since they didn’t eat healthy food that day, there’s no point in exercising. Or they can’t run 10k so why bother running at all. Can’t lose 10 pounds in a couple of weeks? No point in even trying to lose weight at all. We can’t be perfect at everything all of the time, but if we are constantly making progress, even if it is running a tiny bit farther or faster than last time, or just losing 1 pound a week, then at least we are headed in the right direction!