Saturday, December 30, 2017

How to Make 2018 Your Best Year Ever with Jack Canfield

With 2017 winding down quickly, I came across a great 5 minute video by Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul) that tells how you can make 2018 a great year. There are simple steps that will make a difference - it's worth watching.



Here's a breakdown of what I got from the video. See if you get the same thing. If not, please let me know your take on it in the comments!

1. Review 2017 - it will give you a map of your ups and downs and what needs improvement. Use a journal - what were the biggest accomplishments. What were your ups, downs, obstacles.

2. What was the overall recurring theme of 2017.

3. Don't make New Year resolutions. Set goals instead. A resolution is a promise you keep indefinitely. A goal is an objective that's achieved by a certain date. It's a measurable achievement.

4 Create a breakthrough goal for the year. It must quantify something and have a deadline. Write a book. Lose 35 pounds. Eliminate a medication. A breakthrough goal has the power to change your life. It's powerful.

5. Your goals should be specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, and time-bound.


HAVE A HAPPY (AND SAFE) NEW YEAR'S EVE!



Karen


6 comments:

Angela said...

Love this! Thanks for sharing.

Karen Cioffi said...

Angela, I'm so glad you like it! Thanks for stopping by!

Carolyn Howard-Johnson said...

Yay for Jack—and you! I have submitted more of my creative work in just a few days than ever before.

Karen Cioffi said...

Wow! Congratulations, Carolyn. You're certainly taking advantage of the last days of 2017!

Linda Wilson said...

Great post! Look out 2018, here I come!

Karen Cioffi said...

Linda, me too!

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