Goal Setting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5ua37bbGxM
Why set goals Please read pages 34 – 36 in the text. Answer the following questions: • What is a goal? • Goal setting is an effective way to….. • What is an action plan?
1. My Goal: (Write down your goal) (A) Is your goal something YOU want to accomplish? (B) Is your goal specific enough to measure your progress?
Motivation Why do I want to achieve or accomplish my goal? How will I benefit from accomplishing my goal? REWARDS 2. MY MOTIVATION: Write down 3 reasons why you want to accomplish this goal or how achieving the goal will improve or enhance your life.
How will I do it?What steps do I need to take? 3. ACCOMPLISHING MY GOAL: Come up with at least 3 specific steps that you can take to achieve your goal.
What can trip me up? 4. MY POSSIBLE SLIP UPS: Write down 3 things that you know could trip you up, slow you down, or distract you from reaching your goal.
Who can help me? 5. MY HELPERS: Write down the names of at least 3 people who could help you accomplish your goal. By each name explain how you would like each person to help you specifically. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDFXc3KYR1U
6. My startdate (A) Figure out a starting date. (B) When would you like to have your goal accomplished? (C) What are at least 2 benchmark dates – what progress should you have made by what date?
What if I feel like quitting – surrendering to the pressure? 7. POSITIVE SELF TALK: What are 4 things that I could say to myself or do for myself that would help me get past the difficult times when I feel like quitting or giving up? Look to others for inspiration if need be http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBtciQzIl2g