I’m excited to announce that it is officially PURPOSETOBER! What does that mean? It means that we have officially deemed this month 31 days of walking in purpose. There is something about the change of seasons that gives us the motivation to start fresh and this month is a great opportunity to do so.
A great way to start walking upright in your purpose is to set purpose filled goals. In our last blog we discussed ways to stay motivated to accomplish your goals, now let’s go over a few ways to set goals that align with the direction you want to go in life.
1. Be realistic-Set goals that are realistic for you to accomplish at this stage in your life. The point of setting goals is to accomplish them so make sure that you are setting goals that you are able to reach for and achieve. Our dreams are the things that we aspire to be or goals are what gets us there.
2. Set metrics- Numbers are important when setting goals and metrics are a great way to keep you on track to accomplishing what you set out to do. Setting a metric also helps you to gauge where you started and where you ended up based on your goal set.
3. Write them down- By now you know that I’m a huge advocate of writing things down, especially those things that apply to walking in purpose. When we write things down we bring forth the possibility of what’s in our head to the opportunity to making it happen. So write down your goals and make sure to put them in a place that you can see every day.
4. Celebrate the small victories- As mentioned before, the point of goals is to accomplish them and in that process we need to make sure to celebrate the victories or the small steps that lead to the overall large picture. It’s important that we acknowledge when we reach our goals because it keeps it moving to the next one. So remember to take time to pat yourself on the back, get that latte that you want or whatever it is that makes you feel good, believe me you deserve it!
Also, check out my Periscope on this very topic
How about you? Any cool tips on how you set your goals?