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Goal Set for Success by Finding Your Flow
The Importance of Setting Ambitious, but Realistic Goals
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good info, thanks.
Even better on the re-read
Great article reinforcing the ideas previously implanted!
It so much more than about the weight, SparkFriends. Good information.
Loved this article, thanks for sharing
Great article! I know where I need to set my goals, but I like the FLOW as an indicator of where I am at in this journey. Definitely not there at this point, but what a great "Goal" to strive for.
Why not learn to enjoy the little things of the wood, the Lord gave us so many of them. - Saint Kateri Tekakwitha ~ 4/7/18
thanks for sharing and ideas
This article really caused me to think about all my goals, not just my health goals. I recognize that I set my goals too aggressive and than I’m disappointed when they’re not realized. I saved this article to remind myself that everything needs to be in moderation to achieve the “flow”.
This is kind of like re staining my deck and fence which is a pretty big project with lots of work involved. The smart goal is that I will break it down into achievable phases such as stripping, cleaning, sanding, and then staining. I chose this project as it is time consuming and burns calories. I am motivated by a sense of accomplishment. Something I have a harder time translating to gym activities and "working out". I am almost done my project. It was a slow go due to a wet summer however, I know I will achieve my goal of completing this before fall.
Slow flow, yes!
This is a fabulous article. Thanks so much for sharing about FLOW. It really resonates with me. I have experienced that state in doing art, but not in fitness. Wow. What an amazing thing that would be to experience that state in fitness activities.
I am familiar with SMART goals. The new idea of assessing if I am setting comfort, stretch, or stress goals will be very helpful. Too often I set stress goals, become frustrated and quit. The four questions will help me set stretch goals... and remember that I can adjust my goals over time.
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