Planning personal goals for the new year gives you a sense of direction for how you want the coming months to go. While you don’t always have to wait for the new year to begin change, it can be helpful to view a new year as a good opportunity for a turning point in your life.
What’s evening more important, is making sure you set habits that will ultimately drive you toward meeting new goals. Setting the goal is only on piece of the pie. The habits you partake in to reach these goals is where the real work comes in.
Consistency is important for any goal you set this year. Motivation can and will fade as the year goes on, and it’s possible you may not stick to all your goals from now until December. It’s a good idea to keep a planner, either digital or physical, where you can schedule things like regular workouts, business planning, or whatever small steps are necessary to reach your big goals.
After each month passes, reflect on it. What were your high points, and low points? How did you feel and what can you do to change the negative? Create the habits necessary to achieve your goals. In order to follow through to achieve your goals, you have to put in the work. Where does the work come from? Your habits!