There has been a lot written about goal setting and there are many different approaches and methods in fact, it's easy to get caught up in the confusion about how to set goals and not end up setting any. These simple steps will help you to set powerful goals and make goal-setting an invaluable part of your life. You'll be amazed at what you can achieve with the help of some well though-out, written UpLeveling goals try it!
Make A Date
Make time in your diary to find a quiet, comfortable location to set your goals.
Create five categories for which to set goals: physical, educational, spiritual, financial, relational. By setting goals for each of these areas of your life, you will be taking a balanced approach and not neglecting any important aspects of your life.
You must write your goals down it makes them more powerful. Use positive language words like I will and I am this will help you to feel as though you have already achieved your goals and to change your behaviors accordingly, for example, I am going to the gym three times per week. Make sure you allocate a specific timeframe for the completion of each goal, for example, By the beginning of March, I am going to the gym three times per week. Now, identify a reward for achieving each goal don't just make a list of rewards, relate a specific reward to the achievement of a specific goal. This will inspire you even more toward the achievement of your goal. And finally, list the possible obstacles that will get in the way of you achieving each goal, and how you will overcome these. This will help you to pre-empt the things that might go wrong and immediately swing into action with your solution, rather than giving up on your goal.
Make yourself accountable to someone you trust. Share your goals with them and ask them to check in with you regularly to see whether you are on track, and if not, why not.
When you return to your favorite place next year, review your progress and take the time to feel proud of those goals you achieve before you move on to setting goals for the next year.
Be sure to focus on one goal at a time and UpLevel your mindset by getting laser focused on what you are looking to achieve and actually follow through. Don't move forward until you have reached the one your are working on.
Committing and honoring your goals will give you the greatest satisfaction. AND you will feel stronger when you meet them.