Goal Setting

Goal Setting

It’s the New Year and we all like to set a ‘resolution’ for the year ahead. This year it got me thinking how many times have I set a goal to achieve and how long before it slip back to the old. Personally I like to use the word dream. You see it is possible to turn dreams into reality! Dream is a more romantic word than goal it conjures up images of soft, gentle clouds, cute fluffy bunnies and misty mornings awakening across a velvety green meadow all in its perfect innate timing. Goal on the other hand, for me seems more brutal as I imagine a ball being roughly kicked around a field whilst onlookers scream and yell back and forth with half and full time limits. Not conducive to the ever changing nature of day to day living. No! We need to more flexibility and patience so for now the word dream is for me.

Whatever the word you choose there are some guidelines that to follow to achieve your end result. For some this can be a struggle so here are three things that are needed to set the foundation:

The 3 C’s

  1. Conviction

  2. Consistency (time dedicated to action)

  3. Communication (let others know you need their support)

Another important key element is to make sure it is your dream/goal that you want to achieve not somebody else’s. Make sure it is authentic and specific to you, don’t be disheartened when seeing your social media friends achieving their dreams (that’s exactly what they are theirs), re