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Do's and Don'ts of Goal Setting

Key Pieces to the Puzzle

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  • Thank you. Your words come from the heart and they touch.
    I will follow your advice. - 1/31/2009 3:00:08 PM
  • THE ADVICE WAS ON TARGET. I'VE BEEN CHANGING MY EATING HABITS (I DON'T CALL IT A DIET, BECAUSE THE CHANGE IS FOR A LIFETIME) FOR 2 MONTHS NOW AND i STARTED WRITING A JOURNAL OF WHAT I ATE AND EXERCISE BUT IT'S TURNED INTO A PERSONAL BLOG, I PLAN MY MEALS AND SO FAR I'M STAYING ON TRACK .

    GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE ON YOUR LIFE CHANGING GOALS. - 1/30/2009 1:34:39 PM
  • I remember when I first hear the term "goal setting" I thought it was for those executive types. Over the years I put into practice many of these steps. With practice it does get easier. I "failed" so many times at "dieting" (hate the word). But learned much. I now set goals on auto pilot. Like if doc says I am OK then I will start my exercise program. Now I have to do it! lol - 1/29/2009 7:35:39 PM
  • Great article. Very consistent with the philosophy of change in my own life coaching practice! Thanks. - 1/29/2009 11:27:14 AM
  • Great article! I'm saving as one of my favorites! - 1/23/2009 9:53:33 AM
  • Some of the best words ever: "DO leave room for failure. DONíT expect perfection.
    Persistence is key. Accept the fact that you might not make it on the first try. In a recent study, only 40% of people who successfully followed New Year's resolutions did it on the first try; 17% of resolution achievers took six or more tries before they got it right Ė but they did get it right." - 12/5/2008 7:15:53 PM
  • This is a great articule to remember now all I have to do is do it. - 12/5/2008 9:18:54 AM
  • Easy thing to remember about goal setting is to keep them smart...

    Specific
    measurable
    Attainable
    Realistic
    Timely

    Every single one of those is important... - 12/5/2008 2:11:10 AM
  • Great concrete application - useful tips and applicable. - 10/18/2008 10:30:59 AM
  • LISAMARIE1129
    What a great article - it sets you up to succeed. Very similar to the ideas behind "The Secret: ... visualize, set goals, see it happen. - 8/15/2008 5:11:24 PM
  • This article came just when I needed it"! I have had a bad habit of beating myself up over missed goals. No more will this be my downfall. This article makes it simple, easy and leaves room for when you don't do so well. I truly believe this will change the results that I have had. THANKS! - 8/10/2008 11:12:45 AM
  • Yes like the way this is worded and keeps you on the postive side. It is so easy to slip up and give up - 8/5/2008 3:44:36 PM
  • EXCELLENT! - 8/4/2008 7:14:56 PM
  • KUZINKEITH
    YEP --- I gave in and ate some cookies last night. i beat myself up pretty good, so I'm glad for the reminder that "all is not lost" and "focus on the good stuff". I won't let last night be an excuse to give up.
    - 8/4/2008 4:33:00 PM
  • DSROBY
    I can't believe I found this site! It is amazing! I feel that with the daily motivation and reminder of the goals that I have set, I will be able to succeed this time around. - 8/4/2008 10:29:02 AM

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