Tag Archives: positive goals

Set Priorities

Set Priorities

If you’ve been reading all my posts this month about planning for the New Year, you should have a pretty good list of goals you’ve set for yourself in 2010. Now you need to prioritize. You need to decide which goals belong on the A-list and must be accomplished, and […]

Read More

Work Toward Positive Goals

Work Toward Positive Goals

Avoid this. Don’t do that. What kind of goals are those?

If you believe in the Law of Attraction, you know that those kinds of goals and statements attract what you don’t want.

Work Toward Positive Goals

Besides, how can you be motivated toward the negative? How often have you been excited to accomplish a goal that didn’t even sound good when you brought it up? Or, to put it another way, which would you rather expend your energy on?

  • Achieving something you desire? or
  • Avoiding something you don’t?

I vote for the former … so my advice when planning for the New Year is to state your goals as positive statements.

In fact, there are those who believe that stating your goals positively is a key component in setting goals that you can achieve.

But it goes deeper than that. You want to be comfortable, happy and excited about your goals. If you do not have positive emotions around the goals you have set, the likelihood that you will succeed is actually pretty low.

Here is how you can go about setting positive goals.

  1. Think about what you want to achieve.
  2. Figure out how to state your goal in a way that not only puts a smile on your face, but gets your energy pumping … you just can’t wait to start working on attaining that goal.

(more…)

Read More