Actions, Not Goals

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2011 is almost here, and with the New Year comes New Years Resolutions.

I’m going to lose weight, and save money, and be a better person.

We all set what seem to be unrealistic goals every January 1st. After all, how many times has “lose weight” been on your list?

What if, this year, instead of setting goals, you planned some actions?

So “lose weight” might become:

    find one week’s worth of healthy meals that you will actually eat
    write out a grocery list based on those meals and then buy them
    find at least one website that will support you on your weight loss
    schedule time in your planner at least 3 times a week for exercise and then do it

Goals are things written on a piece of paper. Actions are things you do.

So stop setting goals and Just Do It.

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Lacy Estelle

Lacy Estelle is the writer of and the Podcast host for An ADD Woman.

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