Ten Steps to Accomplishing a Goal

State as clearly as possible in a positive manner what it is that you want to create in your life.

Within the next (time frame)__________________, I choose to…

Be clear why you want this and how your life will be different once you achieve this goal.

I believe the benefits of doing this will be…
If I decide not to do this, it will mean…

Understand what you have going for you to help you achieve this goal.

Three things that I have going for me in terms of creating the kind of future that I want are…

Understand the challenges that exist.

Three things that may keep me from creating the kind of future that I want are…

Be especially aware of the negative self-talk that sabotages and undermines your attempts to succeed.

The negative and destructive self-talk that I need to watch out for is…
I will fight this negative self-talk by…

Be clear about what you need to achieve this goal in terms of skills, resources, support systems, etc.

I need to learn the following skills in order to accomplish this goal…
I need to get these resources…
I need to develop these supports…

List the 3-5 major actions that you need to take to start moving toward this goal.

I need to get started by doing these things…

Think of ways to care for yourself as you work to achieve this goal.

I will take care of myself while working to create the kind of future I want by…

Stay focused on what you want to create, not on the difficulties you might be having.

I will keep myself focused on what I want to create and the benefits this will bring me by…

Be easy on yourself! Have fun! Enjoy it! Enjoy life!

I will remember to be easy on myself. Have fun! Enjoy it! I will work to enjoy life by doing these things…

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