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SMART Goals

Thursday, December 27, 2012

I saw this in the new book "The Oxygen Diet Solution" and wanted to share with everyone. As the New Year approaches, many of us are setting new goals and resolutions. Here are some tips on how to reach those goals using the "SMART" acronym:



S: Specific
M: Measurable
A: Attainable
R: Realistic
T: Timely

Be as specific as possible (Ex: I want to lose 5 lbs, not just "I want to lose weight.")
Make your goals measureable. Set a timeline so that you stay on track.
Make sure your goals are attainable! You didn't put the weight on overnight, it won't come off overnight either!
Be realistic. Start with a smaller goal and then work up to the bigger ones!
Realize that goals will take time. Be patient.
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  • v RUNNERRACHEL
    emoticon good! Glad to see this positive enthusiasm!!
    1245 days ago
  • v STEVIEBEE569
    I'm working on my short-term SMART goals! Thanks for sharing!
    1246 days ago
  • v KAUGUSTIN
    This is where I struggle. I am not very patient and I expect big changes fast and then get frustrated when they don't. Duh! I should now it takes times, just too hard on myself too much. Thanks for posting this!

    1246 days ago
  • v THEEXERCISER
    thanks for sharing
    1246 days ago
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