We are all looking for ways to improve our lives. When you create goals you can start reaping the benefits. You can notice the healthy and positive impacts in all areas of your life.
Spend the time to sit down and write what you want to achieve in life. You can work towards a new way of thinking and living.
Accountability – Create Goals
When you create goals you need to make yourself accountable for achieving them. If you do not reach them you may need to backtrack, change your goal or start again. Giving up is not an option.
Help yourself by creating goals that are not too easy but are still achievable. You need to have something that you can work towards.
Make sure that you set a day and time in your diary and every week check your progress.
It does not matter if you have had a “bad” week. Keep going!
Purpose – Create Goals
Creating goals gives us a defined purpose in life. We all have dreams and ambitions, but when we are clear on what we want to achieve, it is easier for us to see the goal.
Think about what you want to achieve in life. How can you get there? Write down some goals. Break them down into smaller goals.
Start realising your ambition and find your purpose.
Start creating your goals!
Real Benefits – Create Goals
Your Life Will Change
You may not have been a great fan of change in the beginning. But by the time you have attained your goal, you will be used to changes and more open to them.
It goes without saying. If you are working hard to achieve a goal, many things will change on the way. Accept them and keep on moving forward.
Your confidence will grow. When you have taken dedication and time to create goals and have reached them. The sense of accomplishment can be incredible. You can look back on what you have achieved and hold your head high with pride. You were the person that did this…nobody else.
This new-found confidence can open up more doors of opportunity for you. You will find that the next time you create goals they will be harder. This is a natural progression and the challenge to reach these new goals will spur you on.
Linked to Higher Achievement
Goal setting is not a fad. It is a real workable solution to help you achieve things in your life.
This excellent article in Psychology Today discusses how goal setting is linked to higher achievement and success in life. It also goes into detail about how goal setting can even be used by children and is not just a system for adults.
So next time your head is full of dreams and wishes all fighting for your time. Take that pen and paper or your tablet/laptop/PC if you prefer, and start creating your goals. The future is yours…
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Sally Leslie is a motivational coach and optimist. She helps freelancers and entrepreneurs create balance in their lives and work towards their personal and professional goals. Sally is also a B2B freelance writer for entrepreneurs, SMEs, and startups. A lover of plants, freedom, and football!