Consistency and routine can play an important role in reaching your goals. Be consistent in how you track your advancement, and how and when you focus on your goals. The more routine you are in your endeavour, the easier it will be to keep going. Along with consistency positive thinking empower you to reach success. If you consistently think negatively, you may be sabotaging your entire goal process. Positive thinking and self-affirming mantras really can get you through the most challenging parts of reaching your goals.