As 2020 rolls into action, bringing with it a new decade and a new year, the time has come for everyone to start goal setting and make new years resolutions. The ones that we all have great intentions for, but last about a week. Ever wondered why it’s so rare for all of us to achieve our resolutions? Our intentions are great, but life becomes busy and we forget that we decided the year would be different to last. We write down our goals for the year – “be more healthy”, “drink more water”, “be happier”, “love my job”. But as wonderful as these sound, there’s no way to measure whether or not you’ve achieved them, and no strategies to help you get there! That’s why I have found the best approach to goal setting or new years resolutions is to write SMART goals. These are goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timed.
Let’s take an example: “Drink more water.” Instead, let’s turn it into a SMART goal.
Specific: How much water do you want to dri