What is the one thing you should do before the new year begins? And how will this one thing help you as you move into the new year? We believe the first essential step to setting goals is reflecting on the past year.
It’s easy to skip over this especially if you are future oriented and love getting started on new goals and ideas. But taking time to reflect is foundational to the goal setting process. It’s important to know where you’ve been before you can know where you’re going.
Reflecting will also:
You can start your reflection time by considering whether you had a word for the year. If you did, think about how that word impacted you and whether it helped you stay focused through the year.
After thinking about your word for the year, you can answer the following questions. Holly and I each chat about our answers to these questions.
Reflection Questions to Ask:1. What worked in the past year?
It’s important to evaluate the goals that you did not reach and assess why.
Assess the emotional gravity of the goals you are picking as well as what your capacity is for achieving those goals.5. What’s next? What are you excited about in the coming year?
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