Why you should write down your goals...
From a psychological perspective, your brain sees written goals as factual and forces you to form an emotional attachment to them.
They become more solidified rather than some vague hope in the back of your head.
There is evidence that people who write down their goals accomplish significantly more than those who do not.(1)
Always begin with the end in mind! This is habit 2 from Stephen Covey’s book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.(2)
I highly recommend reading Stephen Covey's book if you have not done so already.
Your ultimate health and wellness goals should be specific, measurable and achievable.
Writing down your goals will also help to bring you direction and will help you focus on what your main concerns are.
Everyone is busy, so the trick is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.
When you learn the skills of goal setting you take complete control of your life, jump to the front of the line and maximize your potential for success.
Remember, if you didn't do so well don’t walk away feeling like a failure. Walk away with knowledge. Pull out your log and remind yourself why you are doing this.
Ask yourself, what were the obstacles in your way? Learn from it.
Look back at your wellness log and see all the successes you had. Focus on all the positive and learn from the slip-ups.
Change takes time and practice so don’t beat yourself up. Just make every day better and better.
Here is another useful tool if you need help prioritizing ... Read more here
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