One of the most used word this time of year is ‘resolutions’! It’s everywhere.
Whatever the weight we give New Year’s resolutions, a new year does invite reflection.
Underlying our resolutions is a desire for change in some form or another. What is the change you are longing for? What direction do you want to set your compass for 2019?
Before defining what you want for this year, I invite you to reflect on 2018. We are all too keen to look for what is next, but for us to grow as Be-ings, it is enriching to pause, think, and feel things through. What worked well for you last year? What did not work for you in 2018? What do you want to change next year? And what do you need to let go of? What have you learned about yourself that you want to take with you into the next year?
Now take your learnings forward and understand what you want for yourself in 2019. Make this a conscious choice.
Here are some suggestions to get clarity on the direction you want to set your compass for 2019.
Write down what you would love 2019 to be like – what you would like to achieve, personally and professionally, both at the level of Do-ing and Be-ing.
What are the top 10 things you would like to achieve this year? And what would they bring you?
Where do you need to up your game? What would you like to learn this year? What talents and strengths would you like to develop?
What do you want more of, and less of?
What is the one word which represents what you want to give attention to this year?
To give greater meaning and impact to your answers write them down as suggested or if you prefer, make a vision board, which is also a fun and relaxing way to consolidate your thoughts and feelings.
Visualising your goals is great, but not enough: A goal without an action plan, is a dream.
Once you have clear in your mind what you want 2019 to look like, take this to the next level:
What could get in the way? What is your commitment? How are you going to make it real? And in 3, 6 and 9 months? Who or what can help you? How are you going to celebrate reaching your goals?
My gift to you:
If you would like help to gain clarity on your resolutions and goals for 2019, I am offering a complementary session. This offer is valid till January 30, 2019.
Set you Compass for 2019 – with True North!