The Benefits of Writing Your Goals down.

Last Update: May 18, 2015

Hey everyone! ^_^

I have always been happier when I set daily goals for myself. I find the more I succeed in achieving my goals, the more confident and less stressed I feel. I make a pretty large range of goals, and some of them may seem like something people do every day anyway, but just being able to check them off at the end of the day makes me feel like I accomplished something. Anyone know what I mean? =)

Some of my goals include...

- Morning devotions

- Yoga

- Do the garbage

- Take my daughter outside

- Encourage at least 2 people today

- Write at least 1/2 of a post today

- Don't give up - you can do this!

... And so on. I know my husband almost despises the thought of routine; and when I look at the word, it sure does look like a boring way to live. But hey, some of us thrive on it, and others would rather jump out of a plane withOUT the parachute than do the same ol' things every day. ;)

Don't get me wrong, if every single day was EXACTLY the same, that would drive me crazy!!!! But every day doesn't have to have all the same goals, am I right? ^_^ Although I strive to exercise, do devotions, and clean every day, I also add other things onto my "daily goals list" that mixes every day up a bit, and also makes the list less overwhelming.

I have read in a few different books that writing out your goals every day boosts your drive to achieve said goals, which in turn makes you more productive and less likely to waste as much time in a day in front of the TV.

Although I know there are many moments in the day I could spend more productively, having written down goals has made me a lot more aware of how much time I DO have in my day, and makes me waste allot less because of it.

What do you guys think? Do you have any daily goals? ^_^

God bless!! <3

Kylie

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sasselin Premium
Being a successful manager, I have had several coaches to help - everyone has had me write out my goals for (1) 10 year (2) 5 year (3) 1 year (4) 6 month (5) 3 month (6) 1 month (7) week (8) Day.

The second part of this is that we should take 5 minutes and review how we did at the end of the day, then set the goals for the next day. Amazing how much more we get done - as one coach called it - we have a flight plan.

Wishing you the best here. Great post
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kbeaudoin Premium
Wow, what an efficient way to keep goals! I am writing that down right now. ^_^ I totally believe in reviewing at the end of the day, and setting goals the night before; knowing the plans set out for me when I wake up motivates me to start my day efficiently and positively. =) I also try to arrange the goals by how they will most likely occur in the day, but with my 13-month old in tow, most days aren't in the same order, heh. =)

Thanks for posting! I love your information and welcome any advice you can give me in the future!!! I mean it!

Kylie
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Christabelle Premium
Your right it doesn't work for everyone. I have a goal list but I have had to learn and am still learning to relax with myself if I don't get the list finished and just know that tomorrow I can continue to pursue getting accomplished all I desire to get accomplished! I have to trust He (Father) will continue to help me get it all in order! :)
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kbeaudoin Premium
Totally! =) I know I have to make sure I'm not too disappointed in myself if I don't get everything done; lately I have been giving myself less extreme goals that just realistically won't all get achieved in one day. ^_^
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Christabelle Premium
That is wise! :)
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internetman9 Premium
I can relate to this, having goals. even simple ones. helps with a sense of achievement, staying focused and does help get more done. Thanks.
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kbeaudoin Premium
Thanks for the response and follow! =) Great minds think alike..? ;) Haha. All the best,
Kylie
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