Sometimes the most difficult step toward a goal is the first one. One important reminder is to show up…just as you are. You don’t have to wait for stars to align, timing to be perfect, or for your goal to be perfectly planned out. And you certainly don’t need to let someone else set the standard or give you permission before you start. Show up…as you are & take the first few steps in your action plan.
Allow yourself to evolve at your pace. Adapt when you acknowledge self-growth. Your routine may change, your growth may be quick or slow, your starting steps may be catalysts for new goals…show up today, as you are & embrace your discovery.
Please, show up for your goals, yourself, career choice, relationships, education, self-care, health, happiness, journey, self-growth…during your self-discovery one main focus is to show up as you are & welcome the discovery & growth you are so very capable of!
What are you currently focused on & showing up for?
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Your happiness is unique to you and so are the goals that encourage that happiness. Setting unique goals that put you closer to your positive future self without knowing every single outcome takes bravery. Be brave. Trust yourself. Make a commitment to your personal process and dedicate time to your goals and self-discovery.
Once committed, you will discover you are so much stronger than the limits you put upon yourself.
Identifying why a goal is important to you, the happiness it will bring, and the first few steps needed to get started will lead to your self-defined future. Identification of your happiness is a form of self-care and helps you create a goal-setting action plan unique to you.
Pause – Take a moment and think about actions in life that bring you the most joy.
Are your actions incorporated into your daily or weekly routine? What is keeping you from dedicating more time to those actions? How can you dedicate more time?
Set goals that challenge you and encourage you to define and identify your happiness.
Both professional and personal goals require commitment and dedicated time. Take a few moments to write out your typical daily and weekly schedule. Seeing your schedule in print will help you identify timeframes that work best for your unique situation and help you focus on your discovery.
What main goal focus will encourage more happiness and growth? I’d love to hear what you are focused on and how you stay focused. Connect via Instagram (successencourager), email me or comment below.
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Goals are personal action plans that celebrate your uniqueness! Goals may seem similar to others, but the reason you set your particular goal is unique to you.
The reason why you want to accomplish a goal is the force behind accomplishment tailored specifically to you.
Dedicate time to discovering why you want to accomplish a certain goal and the action plan will develop. You will set steps in motion to achieve your goal or develop your positive habits.
I’d love to hear what goal you are working on! Share below or email me email@example.com
Today my journal planner is 40% OFF! Find more about it here.
The unique calendar journal (planner) will help guide you on your daily journey during this ‘year in the life of…’ YOU.
There are a variety of opportunities for gift giving, but especially this time of year! Below are a few of my favorite ideas, most priced under $5 (all under $15).
Discount stores (dollar shops, etc.) offer lots of gift set ideas reasonably priced.
Add tissue paper & a nice bag, box or basket:
1. Mug & hot chocolate mix, tea, or coffee
2. Notebook or journal & pen set
3. Speciality soap & sponge or loofah
4. Bargain book & highlighter
5. Cozy socks & lotion
6. Candle & room spray
7. Wall calendar & planner
8. Nail polish & file in a cloth bag
9. Glass bowl & candy variety
10. Playing cards & word search book
11. A Year in the Life of…planner journal for goal defining & tracking (created by me, available here !)
What other inexpensive gift ideas can you share??
To show my gratitude & excitement I want to give-away a FREE copy or two of my new journal!
Do you like to journal, are you a list person, are you focusing on a goal or three or four? My journal is a perfect gift for yourself or a friend!
- Follow my Successencourager blog, if you are not already (my posts are all about encouraging your goal success!)
- Comment below by sharing a goal topic you’d like to focus on or are currently focusing on
- Enter no later than Saturday Nov. 17th (winners contacted by Nov. 22nd)
Winners will be contacted and asked to provide a mailing address for the journal to be shipped to.
*Sorry, US entries only. Shipping is only available to United States addresses right now (international options in the future!)
What are you winning exactly? – My unique journal will help guide you on your daily journey during this ‘year in the life of…’ The word ‘of’ can simply be followed up by your name or by what you are focused on being this year; being healthier, a writer, a student, an artist, a creator, a business owner, a traveler, a doer. It’s YOUR year. With this goal-focused journal guide, you can celebrate accomplishments, easily create action steps, stay focused & motivated and even reach beyond your comfort zone & try new things while journaling your thoughts and action plan.
Want a copy NOW or to give as a gift? – On sale NOW at 25% off! Find it at Lulu.
Thank you so much for your support and encouragement! Keep goaling!
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Setting a goal should feel encouraging, empowering, renewing! A goal should not cause stress. Pushing your limits can feel a bit uncomfortable, but should not be so stressful that you dread doing it. A goal or positive habit should bring you closer to your self, promote self-care and self-love. Goal setting is not about searching out the most popular goal trend and following it. Goal setting is a form of soul searching!
Get excited and discover what truly makes you happy, brings you joy and fills your life with purpose. Then incorporate steps that are doable with your current lifestyle allowing those steps to evolve as you evolve. Listen and be in tune with your wellbeing and allow your goals to encourage that focus.
What goal are you setting to focus on your wellbeing?
In another post, I defined the word empower and a few other words. I’ve been asked to give more details and focus on the actions needed to accomplish goals. Taking action toward a goal that will bring more joy to your life is how you create the future you truly want. Your goals create you. Taking action empowers you. As simple or grand as your goals may seem they are uniquely yours; uniquely you.
One form of action is to learn as much as you can about what your passion and what brings you joy. Ask yourself:
- What hobby or activity brings me the most joy and/or peace?
- Do you feel relaxed when you create? What is your favorite creative outlet (writing, drawing, baking, crafting, etc.)?
- Is there a class or online tutorial I can take to advance my skills even further toward this hobby or activity?
- Are there clubs or groups that I can join to help incorporate this into my daily routine and become even more comfortable with it?
Another form of action is to set goals that promote your own well-being. Questions to ask:
- What life category do you feel is the most important right now at this time your life? For example, if Spirit is the most important to you right now have you set aside time to meditate, journal, stretch or truly unwind at the end of each day? What goals can you set and easily fit into your current daily routine that promotes your own well-being? What time of day can you dedicate to accomplishing this goal or these goals?
- Do you have someone in your support circle to set this goal with that is encouraging?
Action empowers you to create the life you want to live. First defining your goal focus and then creating just one step daily that gets you closer to that focus gives you control to accomplish what is most important to you. Check out my week-long process in my previous post if you need to define your main goal focus.
I’m very excited about my newest project and I will be giving away a copy of my goal journal very soon!!!
Keep goaling and reach out and let me know what goal you are focused on right now!