Goal Making

Do you want to achieve your goals? Having a clear picture of what your goals are is a good start. Most of the persons who are successful have clearly defined goals and visit them often. Sounds simple. For many,Goal Making 101 Articles making a set of defined goals is a difficult matter. What I will share with you, in this series of articles, is an easy way to put your goals into existence. Let’s get to it!

The first step to defining your goals is to know what it is you want to achieve. Here are a couple of exercises you can do to find out what it is you really want in your life: Look in the mirror and ask the person looking back at you. “What do I want in my life” This may be uncomfortable at first. That is alright. Keep practicing and you will soon be able to have that conversation with the person who is always there looking back at you. 2) Take a large piece of paper and write down your ideal life. What you would like to become. Who your friends are, where do you live, what carreer do you have. Everything you can imagine you would like you life to be, write it down. You may also draw or paste pictures of your ideal life on this sheet. What does your home look like? Where is it located? Where would you vacation? You get the idea. Do this. Thinking about it in your mind is great, however, putting it down on this paper so it is a visual and tactile representation is very important. I will cover this aspect, in depth, in future articles.

Great! Now, it is important to note, at this point, you are not tied to any one goal you have made. Your goals will change as often as you would like them to. This is an ever-changing process. Also, be aware that you are not required to put forth extreme effort in achieveing these goals. You do not have to strive or use undo effort. If you do find excessive resistance, you may wish to re-evaluate the particular goal and decide if it is truly something you wish to achieve. Once you have your goals firmly set, the process of reaching them will flow easily. Notice how the true nature of life is the simplistic flow, finding the path of least resistance. Defining your goals allows you to have a clear purpose in mind and sets you in the direction to gain the vision you have set for yourself.