We’re usually thinking about making our New Year’s resolutions at this time of year, but there’s always one step that people forget!
To move forward with new, realistic goals, we need to evaluate and reflect on what we’ve actually achieved and accomplished.
So, we wanted to share our framework for self-reflection and some key questions you can ask yourself to figure out realistic goals in the future.
To What Extent Did I Meet My Goals?
Notice that we don’t ask the question ‘did I meet my goals?’ There’s a great reason for that! Framing the question this way allows you to reflect on your progress. Including progress not only motivates you but is more accurate when you think about what you’ve actually achieved. And you should recognize your wins – both big and small!
For example, let’s say you set a weight loss goal of 20lbs. If you’ve “only”...