I’ve realized that when setting goals, the things people struggle with most are identifying their priorities and choosing goals that not only align with their priorities but also create balance in life.
Take a look at these 10 areas of life, and think for a moment how satisfied YOU are with each area.
- Personal Growth
- Friends & Family Relationships
- Romantic Relationship
- Emotional Health
Evaluating the Important Areas of Life
Think of each area individually and ask yourself how satisfied you are with that area. Where do you need to put more focus? Where might you spend too much time?
Oftentimes, evaluating your satisfaction level with these 10 different areas of life can make your priorities more clear.
Once you’re able to identify your top priority, your list of 10 goals for the year will come to you more quickly. Bring more balance and satisfaction to your life by making sure your list of 10 goals covers each of the 10 important areas of life.
Sometimes, it can be difficult and even uncomfortable to evaluate your life and make changes. However, taking the time to figure out what you really want and making a plan to get there saves you loads of time and frustration in the long run.
Sometimes we have to slow down to speed up. Do the dirty work and put a plan in place, and you’ll be well on your way to where you want and need to go!