Creating Small, Achievable Goals

Creating Small, Achievable Goals

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When you reach for the stars, you’re likely to land among them. But when you reach for a specific star and create small, achievable goals to attain it, you’ll get much, much closer.

Your path may change, the star you’re aiming for may shift. The important part is that you’ll have an extremely clear path as opposed to a faint, blurry line to follow that may fizzle out.


Organizing Your Goals with Priorities

Organizing Your Goals with Priorities

Something that follows time management well is organization. Wouldn’t you agree?

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Knowing what you want to accomplish as an overall goal works as a great start. Once you establish that goal, then what? You need to figure out what steps to take to reach that result. (more…)

Goals: Teaching Kids How to Set and Reach Them

Goals: Teaching Kids How to Set and Reach Them

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I see a lot of posts regarding the new year, resolutions, setting new goals, and so on and so forth. Yet, rarely do I notice anything directed towards children in the new year. Perhaps that topic simply gets overlooked.

Or maybe we forget that children can partake in this tradition, as well.

Teach Kids How to Set and Reach Goals

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” ~ Melody Beattie

For me, a new year does NOT mean a reset or a restart. It simply means a redirection or new chapter to continue on to your final destination. With the ebb and flow that each year brings, we take the lessons learned and grow. So, new goals can be set in place to stack together into an overall achievement to strive toward.

While you set yours, sit down with your children and help them set their own goals. What would they like to accomplish in the coming year? What steps do they think they need to take in order to reach that big victory? Take a few moments to guide them into learning the work and dedication it takes to get to that point. And, the pride they will feel when completing each notch on the way. (more…)