How to make a Life Goals List.

I have a question for you, friend… Do you have a life goals list?

Have you ever been using your GPS on a trip and you accidentally missed your exit? The GPS starts freaking out, saying "Recalculating! Recalculating!" and it gives you another road to turn on. Worse, still, it tells you to do a U-Turn and the median has one "no U-Turn" sign after another.🙄

The same can be said of life. If you're not quite sure where to turn, it's really easy to get off track. Girl, you need a life GPS!

And that's where a Life Goals List helps.
 

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Here are some of the problems with not having Life Goals:  

➢ You might lack goals, because you've been through something HARD.

➢ You might lack goals because you've reached the height of your dreams!

➢ You might not be a natural big dreamer, and you don't know where to start.

➢ You might not have clear goals because you have too many ideas!

 

How to make a Life Goals List.

Girl, it is TIME to get clarity on those life goals!

Here's how: 
 
I find it's easiest to start out with a ten year chunk. There are TONS of ways to do this, but I recommend a journal and a pen! (Or, you can open a word document! Whatever you prefer!)
Now: close your eyes. Think about how old you'll be in ten years. Think about your bucket list. Think about your family, your friends, your relationships… those things you've always wanted to do.
  

Start Writing!

➢ In ten years, what do you want your relationships to look like?

➢ What do you want your friendships to look like?

➢ What are you doing?

➢ What are you making time for? 

➢ Who are you hanging out with?

➢ Are you bff's with your teenagers?

➢ Are you making time for girl's trips to wine country?

➢ What kind of a person are you?

 

Don't rush this, friend. Go into GREAT detail. Think about what it will feel like, what it will smell like — dig into all of your senses and let your imagination run WILD. Let yourself imagine YOU. Ten years from now. At your absolute BEST.

Let yourself dream Wild dreams.

How to make a Life Goals List.

When you're done, look at ALL those pages that you've filled. Look for 3-5 different "themes." These will be key things popping up that you see over and over… They are the things that are the most important to you!

NOW comes the fun part! 😉 Take a look at those 3-5 themes, and back at your ten-year dreams list! Now find TEN specific, focused goals that will get you to those big life goals. 

I'm not talking "exercise" or "get skinny". I'm talking about really SPECIFIC Life Goals, like "I will walk a 5k race in 6 months" or "move my body for 20 minutes every day" kinda specific. 

The goal is to find 10 specific, measurable dreams that you can work on — one at a time. 

 


I try to have goals that cover ALL aspects of my life: 

➢ Personal goals (how I want to feel/act/be)
➢ Relationship goals (what kind of a wife/mom/friend I wanna be)
➢ Business goals (how to grow and build Chasing Wonderment!)
➢ Non-profit goals (for a non-profit I'm helping to start!)
➢ Monetary goals (financial, budgets, etc) 

 

Write those 10 dreams down in your journal…
Every. Single. Day.

Don't try to do all of them at once. Just work on ONE goal, until you accomplish it.

Here's a cool thing about this goal-setting process: when you focus on only ONE GOAL, you'll notice results in the other goals, too. (Ever heard the phrase "A rising tide lifts all boats"? It's true!)

It's really important to only focus on ONE goal at a time.  

I really hope this encourages you to dream BIG, friend!

 

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