Sticking to your Goals for 2013
By Shantea Murray of Passblog.org
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January is almost finished, how far have you reached in achieving your goals? These goals you have chosen NEEDS to be conquered. You owe it to yourself!
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destiny.” James Dean.
Sometimes life can get in the way, but digging deep and doing your best will give you strength and overcome any obstacles that block your path. With that being said, it is important that you continue chasing your set goals; it’ll give your life purpose and have something exciting to look forward to in the future, and it helps with motivating yourself to turn that vision into reality.
Below is a list of ways to help you achieve your goals:
1. Anticipate- Think ahead.
Be conscious to identify obstacles that may show up and derail you from achieving your goal; plan for it. Have an action plan for obstacles because they will definitely be there. Don’t just plan goals make sure you plan for obstacles too. Behind your achievements is a stack of hurdles. How will you jump over them?
List possible obstacles for your goals now.
2. If you fall, get up and learn from it
Failure is perception! If something doesn’t work out but you learn a lesson from it you’re a Winner. How you handle the situation always counts. Always learn from your mistakes and do not repeat them!
3. Seek Motivation
It’s natural to conform with what your comfortable with. However, realize nothing grows within your comfort zone. If something inspires or motivates you remember what that was and always recall to that moment. Then think about the benefits you will have and how you will feel once you have accomplished that goal. The only way to continue to be motivated is to continuously seek motivation.
4. Be Adaptable
Make sure you are willing to adapt to change, as it is apart of life. If change comes to you in a manner that isn’t easy to deal with or isn’t in the manner you would prefer, don’t become despaired, or get frustrated, accept the change and make it apart of your plan.
Stay on track this year