Get goal-savvy!

We all have things we want to be better at, do more of, and accomplish. It can be useful to spend time thinking about the things which are important in our lives, and focus more of our attention to doing them.

Once you’ve discovered what these things are, you can set some goals to help you achieve them.

What are your goals?

You don’t just have to think about your goals at 11.59pm on New Year’s Eve! Take some time to think about what you’d like to achieve.

Here are some broad goal categories:

We’ve all got strengths – discovering yours with the al can be a great help when it comes to goal setting. You can focus on getting better at using your highest level strengths, or conversely you can focus your attention on your lower level strengths. Either is great!

Make your goals SMART!

Once you know what you want to focus your attention on, make sure the resulting goal is clear and reachable. Goals should be:

The science of achieving your goals

Get started!

When we face a daunting task, sometimes the hardest part is getting started.

To help you overcome that big initial hurdle, goal visualisation asks you to describe a short-term goal and to visualise the steps you will take to achieve it.

In the process, it helps build your confidence that you will be able to reach that goal.

Try some goal visualisation