Have you reached a point in your life where you feel that you are stuck in a rut? Perhaps you used to be excited about your life and career and you worked hard to get to this point. Somehow you don’t feel challenged or stimulated and as much as you yearn for change you may be afraid of it.
Top 10 Tips For Goal Setting
1. SET A DIRECTION
Where are you going with your life? What are your plans? What are your dreams? If you don’t set a direction you may drift, letting circumstances dictate your course of action. By deciding what you want, you steer a course and can choose how to respond.
How To Be Passionate About Your Goals
What does being passionate mean? It’s caring deeply about something, doing something that’s worthwhile and meaningful. It’s more than just a feeling and can be cultivated as a state of mind.
You have a great plan and you are full of determination. Things start well and you are enthusiastic. And then it happens or perhaps it doesn’t. You come up against an obstacle, something that stops your progress or derails your plan. Or nothing happens: all that work you’re putting in and nothing, no results, no movement forward.
Get To Know Your Values
Values are a set of principles by which we tend to live our lives. Most of the time we are unaware of them and unaware of what we are living up to. There are times when we don’t act according to our values and we feel unhappy or at odds with the world. When we know how to harness the power of our values, we are strongly motivated to achieve or succeed in what we do.
Our values are shaped by the world we grow up in. As children the most powerful influence on our values is our parents or caregivers. We are also influenced by other adults in our lives such as extended family, teachers, neighbours, figures in authority. Values are affected by the religion we are brought up in, the culture we grow up in, by socioeconomic circumstances, by politics.