As the New Year approaches and people start to comment “I can’t believe it’s November”, thoughts start to turn to New Year’s Resolutions and things not accomplished in this year.
Whilst I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions per se, rather I try to adopt a mindset of continuous improvement, the end of the year is a great time for reflection.
At the start of each year, I make use of the Three Wins Technique to think about 3 goals (aka “wins”) for the year.
Whether you like to make New Year’s Resolutions, use the 3 Wins or another technique, there’s one thing that a lot of people don’t seem to do…
…and that’s to write them down.
It sounds silly, “I know what I want to do next year”, but for some reason, somehow, writing down your goals gives them power.
You could write them on sticky notes and put them on your bathroom mirror so you see them every day. You could write them on a bit of paper and keep them in your wallet, purse, handbag, backpack, etc. You could (as I do) have a OneNote page for every year with my 3 Wins listed at the top with check boxes next to them.
The important thing is to write them down.
Since I started writing down what I wanted to achieve, I have achieved more. Maybe not everything, but still more.
I’m not saying “write it down and trust in manifestation”, you’ve still got to do the work, but at least start by writing down what you want to achieve.
If you think this sounds silly, why not give it a go anyway? Take your goals, write them down,and see what happens…