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Goal setting: Give it a go

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Goal setting: Give it a go
by Monica Lederman - Thursday, 16 April 2015, 8:57 AM

Goals are a way of working out where we would like to go and who we would like to be.

Having goals can help to keep you focused, feel in control, improve motivation and minimise distractions.

Goals can be short-term (today, this week) or long-term (this semester, this year).

Goals should be SMART: Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Realistic, Timely.

Achieving a goal can make you feel more confident in your abilities and increase your belief in yourself.

Reward yourself when you reach a goal. What are some of the rewards you might enjoy?

What are you waiting for? Start writing a list of goals now and the keep the list someplace visible.