Many people tell me they don’t make resolutions, because they don’t work. They can’t seem to keep them. And, apparently it’s true. Every year I see the same reports telling us how many people don’t keep the resolutions they make. No encouragement there.
So, in the past I have shared some broad resolutions which are more life directions than actual resolutions. HERE is an example. HERE is another. And, ONE MORE.
Target - Areas - Life - Direction - Changes
I know this, however, seldom do we hit a target we haven’t yet identified or located. So, if you want to improve in certain areas of your life, you need some new direction to get you there. You’ll have to make some changes in what you are currently doing.
Call them goals if you want. That seems to be a more popular word these days, but decide a few areas in which you want to see improvement, then put some goals in place to help you get there. Making positive lifestyle changes isn’t easy, but it really does start with that simple of a process.
Share - Thoughts - Goals
To help you get started, let me share some thoughts on setting goals you can actually reach.
3 guidelines I use for choosing achievable goals:
Make - Sure - Goal - Measurable - Weight
Make sure you can make the goal measurable. Don’t say you want to lose weight. Decide how many pounds you want to lose. Don’t say you want to read more. Say you want to read one book a month – something like that. You want to read your Bible more? Then set a...
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