"My goal is to do
well in life," a student recently confided to me. While this is an
admirable goal, for some of us, it will take half a lifetime before we
can congratulate ourselves on achieving that goal. For others, it's a
moving target that will never be checked off as "Done". To set more
effective goals, we need to break that long-term target down into
bite-sized portions to give ourselves more frequent support and
Setting daily, weekly, or monthly goals will make
each part of your longer term goal seem more attainable. Life
a journey - chart it with plenty of signposts to show how much you have
accomplished along the way. If it's a tough journey, it helps to remind
ourselves of what we've managed to overcome to get this far.
to set realistic goals and to reward yourself with many pats on the
back as positive reinforcements of your efforts.
Here are some web-sites that will help you in setting and achieving