Exercise without this one attribute is doomed relaxing should be a reward, not a full-time job Exercise without this one attribute is doomed… … a goal. Nothing happens long term without belief, a goal, and a plan. Bonus insight: The goal should be outwardly-centered – you get/stay healthy for someone else, not yourself. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.