Goal Setting: How to Create a
Life You Love to Live
Goal setting can be fun and easy. Does
that statement sound shocking, are you used to setting goals and
finding that doing the steps is like pulling teeth? Weíve tried
to take this process and break it down into simple steps that
anyone can take. In fact youíll find that writing any goals at
all will give you some results.
In order to make goal setting a pleasure instead of a pain, it
helps to try taking some fun outrageous risks. Break out of your
comfort zone and use several of the goals techniques mentioned
on this Web site. Youíll be surprised at the results youíll get
with very little goal writing effort.
Goal setting should not mean hard work, it should mean enjoying
yourself as you reach your vision. Getting what you really want
should create enthusiasm and energy, not resistance and
If you find yourself faced with goal
setting resistance, look carefully to make sure that you really
want the goal. You also may need to work more on integrating
your left and right brain hemispheres.
What you will find in Goal Setting Guide 77 Tips
We give you a number of suggestions here for proven goal
setting techniques. Some of them will appeal to you, some wonít.
Choose the goals ideas you like and try them for a few months.
If you get the results you want, keep
using the goal setting ideas that work while trying a few
additional suggestions just for fun. If you donít get
the results you want, choose a few more of the ideas that you
think might work and again try them out to see if you enjoy
The main point here is that setting and reaching your goals
should be empowering, it should make you feel good about
yourself and your life. When goal setting work seems like
drudgery, then probably something is wrong with the way youíre
working or you may need to reevaluate your goals. Donít be
intimidated by the fact that we offer you many options and
choices of techniques. If you just write some goals down, make a
poster, and visualize a bit you will get results!
Goal Setting and the Use of Deadline
Should you use deadline dates in your goal setting efforts? Some
people always put specific dates for the completion of each goal
in their initial goals list. Some people adjust the dates as
they make progress toward the goal. Others prefer to just put
the goal on a list and leave the completion date open. This may
be a matter of preference, find out which way works best for
One way to use the information on this site is to go over it
repeatedly. There is a distilled collection of goal setting
ideas here that can help you reach any reasonable goal that you
can imagine. Itís important to review these techniques regularly
because repetition leads to mastery. Also, you may forget a
great technique, you can use this article as a reminder.
Here is the Goal Setting Guide Index with
77 Tips for Setting Goals