Posts tagged monthly goals
The difference between goals and expectations

Do you set expectations for yourself or others? I was thinking about this recently and how our expectations often fail us. I know I can unintentionally set high expectations for things that are never met. And when I actually thought about why this happens I realized something: that I don't need to set expectations at all because I'm not doing anything to help meet those expectations. In fact, I'm getting rid of all expectations in my life and choosing intentional goals instead.

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How to power through your goals when you’re short on time

If you’re anything like me, you probably have big goals. There are so many things you want to do and you like to dream big, but you have a hard time finding time to do all those things. When you’re short on time, it can be hard to reach your goals and may be discouraging to even set goals in the first place. I’ve been there. These days I don’t have much time to myself and when I do, I am usually too exhausted to do anything of importance. That has left me feeling like I don’t have time for my own goals. But I also know how important it is to make time for ourselves and our goals. If you’re struggling to reach your goals because you can’t find time to work on them, you can power through with this simple approach.

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Staying motivated + planning monthly goals

When January 1st rolls around we all get in a frenzy to set goals, organize #allthethings, and start the year off on the right note. It's easy to feel like a failure when February 1st hits and you haven't made any progress and don't have it all figured out. But the truth is that you can start on your goals at any time. Even if you get halfway through the year without setting a single goal, it's never too late to start. And if this is you, trust me when I say that you're not alone. So many of us, myself included, fail to set or reach goals several months out of the year and we feel like the whole year is a waste if we haven't been active in our goal setting since January 1st.

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