What is a successful year to you?

Where do you start when it comes to accomplishing the things in life that matter to you? whether it be your health, personal and professional goals, challenging yourself to something new, studying, parenting the list goes on and all of these things can be completed and you can start now today!

Firstly this happens by requiring the right mindset, this is the first step…

Repeat after me… Success lies within me!

I will let determination, happiness, passion and creativity fill me, which will help me overcome any difficult situations that may occur. 
Because if not now, then when?
A guaranteed pathway to accomplishing and for-filling any goal is by setting a plan and following through with it, this is a habit highly successful people practice and you should too.

Benefits to creating a plan are:

  • It will help you stay focused and give attention to the task at hand
  • It will build your organization skills.
  • It also helps avoid wasting time and not give in to distractions to something that isn’t important.

We all have days filled with so many tasks, so take a step back, plan for your future. Begin with planning for the week then the month. It’ll make life easier and you’ll begin to see those goals being accomplished.

So lets begin with the proper steps to planning your amazing year ahead

Write Your Goals Down

Create a list with strategies that you can implement into your routine to reach your goals. You can create a vision board, or get a personal planner to help you stay on track.
By visualizing your goals, you can determine what actions you need to take to make it happen. Begin to prepare for the events that can occur leading up to your goal. 

For an example: let’s say you want to advance in your chosen profession, your next course of action will be to look into the skills that are desired and set goals to improve on those skill sets. You can take additional courses, enter a program (that fits your field) and earn extra qualification’s to update your required skill set

Start Today

You don’t have to wait till Monday, or the first of the month to start your goal. By waiting, your putting your goals on hold.

“The distance between your dreams and reality is called action.” 
So start taking actions that will lead you to achieving your goals!

Below is a list of different methods of actions you can take:

  • Brainstorm
  • Have a supportive group and be with like-minded people
  • Build a positive mindset for success
  • Find your motivation

We all have 5-10 minutes in the day, to plan out and focus on what matters in life… Plan out your goals, track it with a calendar or planner, and hold yourself accountable.

Stay Focused

Keep in mind the big picture and visualize the end results.

Staying motivated is important and if you struggle with this, there are great resources you can utilize such as:

  • Podcasts
  • Inspirational books (Please check my lifestyle feature – what book flips your heart for some amazing books to inspire you)
  • Meditate
  • Like minded support from group of friends (very important)

Remember your purpose and who you are doing this for, remember you are making the year ahead the best year yet, this is only the beginning. Feed your brain with the fuel it needs to keep pushing and thriving.

Reward Yourself

Lastly, don’t forget to reward yourself along the way. Chasing your goals and exercising good habits can be draining, that’s why it’s important to treat ourselves. We tend to hold a lot of pressure to successfully accomplish a goal and if we reward ourselves, our brain recognizes it and in return, will help you in the future to accomplishing another goal. 
Celebrate all your accomplishments (yes even the small ones!) because this will be a huge motivator to show you that you can accomplish anything you set your mind to. You will feel happy, confident, and ready to knock out the next goal on your list. 

There you have it I don’t doubt these tips will help you succeed in your amazing successful year ahead.

Please feel free to comment on your ideas of success x

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