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Our resolutions - How to set goals/objectives effectively
Sat 31-Dec-11
6:44 pm
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Danny
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Today I came across some notes from the best œsuccess course I ever bought.

It works, believe me. I am now deploying it again for F and myself at the start of 2012. Feel free to fire off questions if you wish.

This my New Year™s Eve present to everybody. Let™s get down to the golden nuggets straight away.

  1. Have written goals and memorise them daily until you don™t even need to think about them.
  2. A goal is not a goal " it is your personal vow.
  3. Goals are absolute decisions, not a wish list
  4. Every goal starts with œI.
  5. The second word is usually a verb and always in the present tense
  6. Goals must always be written down and visualised with emotion at least twice daily.
  7. It™s the emotion that delivers the result you want.
  8. Each goal must be accurate in minute detail.
  9. Warm and sunny is not a goal. Money itself is not a goal. Decide what exactly it is that you want and the money will appear as you need it. Compare it with flying to New York. Money is the flight, not the destination.
  10. Do not put dates on goals unless:
    They are emergency goals
    They can have a date because you know exactly what to do
  11. Never, ever miss or give up on a goal.
  12. You must have at least one psychological goal to build your confidence.

 

Examples

-          I own a dark blue Land Rover Discovery V8i with alloy wheels, cruise control, ABS brakes and a 5-speed manual gearbox.

-          I own a 5-bed detached executive villa, within five miles of Albufeira, with magnificent sea views.

-          I work 2 or 3 days a week from home with plenty of time for leisure pursuits.

-          I earn over £100,000 per year.

-          I have absolute belief in my ability to succeed. This is made manifest in everything I say and do.

Never knowingly underfed

Sun 1-Jan-12
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Aly
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just one for me really

I will end this year more self sufficient than when it began wave

Trying to enjoy life as it is

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Sun 1-Jan-12
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I want to get the utility room sorted out--that means getting Kitchen Man to put in shelves for me as it is inefficiently shelved at the moment--and make a start on my study.  And I hope to be able to keep up with the forum and with other friends too. Gardening, work, seeing family, all need time too, which is why new projects and keeping up with friends (forum and otherwise) can fall by the wayside for me.

Sun 1-Jan-12
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My goal is to finish my Masters which has to be completed by May anyway. Just need some good results cheers

Sun 1-Jan-12
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I will continue the good work I have started and lose at least another two stones within the next 6 months.  After a lifetime of (largely unsuccessful) yo-yo dieting, it has taken a big health scare to be the wake up call I have needed to start me on the road to seriously losing weight, and for good (or my health will suffer even more).  I have lost one and a half stone thus far (although have most likely put back on a few pounds over Christmas/New Year embarassed) and will be straight back on the diet tomorrow.

There, I've put it in writing and told you all - so I HAVE to do it.  All help and encouragement gratefully appreciated!

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Sun 1-Jan-12
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You know you can count on us Sue! big_hug

I'll try that again!

Sun 1-Jan-12
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Well done Sue! You've made some big strides alreadycheers

Sun 1-Jan-12
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I will support you as much as possible. I know how you feel as I have been a yo yo dieter for many years. I have also put on a bit that will have to go very soon. Once the rain has eased I will start running again

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Sun 1-Jan-12
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Thanks ever so much, ladies big_hug.  Running, Aly? eeek  Blooming heck, good for you, that's waaaaayyyyy beyond me!

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Sun 1-Jan-12
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I do a 1 mile run 3 days a week, but had to stop when I developed a chest infection a few weeks ago. It will take a while to build it up again so it will be walk/run/walk for a few weeks

Trying to enjoy life as it is

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Sun 1-Jan-12
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And my new years resolutions/goals using Danny's course work.

I have a holiday booked for this year.

I am a size 12

I am able to recognise a new start constellation every month this year

My garden is neat and tidy

 

Ha Ha Ha - lets see how long this lasts

Mon 2-Jan-12
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Made the goal with 2 piles of jackets now who's got the ball ?

Seed catalogues are responsible for more unfulfilled fantasies than the web and playboy combined . (after Michael Perry)

Mon 2-Jan-12
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seth said:

Made the goal with 2 piles of jackets now who's got the ball ?

Attaboy, Seth. Never miss an opportunity! big_laugh

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Mon 2-Jan-12
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I should have said I will get the trees in the garden dealt with--whitebeam pollarded, filbert coppiced (1/3 out, 2/3 left), cotoneaster removed

(deep breath) because all of those have been done this morning! Friend with chainsaw and expertise has done the really heavy things and is just taking the cotoneaster stump down to ground level. P and my son are dealing with the rest, and I fear I will spend a large part of the afternoon shredding the rest for mulch and composting.

Shame I can't claim I have fulfilled my resolutions already! big_laugh

Well done Sue, and all the best with the continued healthy eating. If is isn't a diet but is healthy eating, it can't be a yo-yo too. big_hug

Mon 2-Jan-12
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Terrier said:

I am able to recognise a new start constellation every month this year

 

Good for you ..............  I don't even know what a start constellation is  runaway

Failing is not a fault, refusing to try is

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