Today an entire year, unmarred by trouble or mistakes lies before us. Fresh. Clean. A chance to start over. Maybe we’ll get more of it right this year.
It’s also a time to set goals. Begin new, better habits.
Did you set goals – or make resolutions – a year ago? How did you you? Do they need some adjustments? Did you make them SMART? That stands for:
Specific : exactly what do you want to accomplish?
Measurable : how will you know when you reach it?
Attainable : does it depend on you? Or can another person block it?
Realistic : this is not the time for me or my peers to resolve to have world peace.
Time sensitive : do you have a deadline?
Think about these. And keeping it positive — I usually begin mine with “I will…” come up with a goal for 2016. Either an adjustment of a previous goal or something new and shiny.
One example of an adjustable goal.
My goal to share with readers:
In 2016 I will pay off my car loan.