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Ready, Set, Goal!

January 21st, 2021 | 2 min. read

Ready, Set, Goal!

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By April Larson - Personal Fitness Trainer

Mindset is such a strong component of making lifestyle changes and wanting to improve your quality of life.


It is the cornerstone you need to put in place as you begin to imagine a new goal.  Whatever your goal may be, short-term or long-term, it will evolve from your thoughts first.  Take this process seriously by diving into the what and why you want to attain this goal and visualize the journey it will take you on.  In doing so, you can feel READY to start setting that cornerstone into place and building up the commitment stones that will follow.

Goals can be set and you can dream of them coming true, but it’s your actions once you have visualized what you would like to attain that can boost your success rate.  Life isn’t always a straight path, we have highs and lows, mountains and valleys.  You want to set yourself up for this accomplishment or journey with powerful thoughts and the actions you are going to take to put forth to obtain your goal.  A Goal Journal could be a great tool for you to begin your personal quest.  You will SET your goal and commitment to paper.  Endorsing how you will persevere can give you the power you need from day to day and week to week as you continue on your path or journey toward your goal.  Writing daily in your journal can track your emotions, health, habits, recovery and challenges so you can stay aware of your daily life as it pertains to your goals, and overcome anything that may be blocking you from your target.   

As you set measurable and specific goals be sure to include dates to track your progress.  Tracking performance can also be beneficial and will keep you motivated along the way.  This technique of journaling is such an important key to laying out where you want to go.  Think of it as you planning or going on a trip without knowing your destination.  Motivate yourself to always know here your journey is leading so your achievements can be reached and then celebrated.

Goals or even dreams can give you something to strive for, it can help your life have purpose ad can give you a feeling of accomplishment once you have reached them. 


Your words and actions, along with your powerful mindset can guide you to reflect, create, track, and prevail to conquer the GOAL you were meant to achieve.