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  • Writer's pictureDr. Val Margarit ❤️

Breaking Free: Mastering Your Goals for Lifelong Success

New Year, Same You? New You?

It's your choice.

As the year draws to a close, 21 days left to be exact, now it's the perfect time to think about building a good life. If you're ready to break free from old patterns and embrace a life of purpose and achievement, the upcoming year holds unlimited opportunities. In this blog I share actionable steps to change your life and seize control of your destiny. Plus, I'm thrilled to extend an invitation to join our Goal Mastery course to plan for a great life.

How to build a great life:

1. Set Clear and Realistic Goals: Start the new year with a vision! Ask questions such as what do I want from my life going forward? What are my values? How do I want to feel about my health, work, finances, relationships? What needs to change? Use the Wheel of Life tool to help you take inventory of your life in a holistic way. Then plan smart goals that align with your dreams, paving the way for focused and purposeful actions. If your goals are not aligned with your values and dreams you'll not be motivated to work hard and achieve them. In our Goal Mastery course we will cover this step in detail.

2. Create a Vision: Visualize your dreams! Visualize your life! Visualize yourself, 30, 40, 50, 60 years into the future in a rocking chair. How do you feel? Are you happy? Are you pleased with the choices you've made? How would your friends and family describe you? Craft a vision board as a daily reminder of the life you aspire to build, fostering motivation and direction. Use post cards or affirmations around your house, on your phone and other places where you spend your time so you can see it, dream it, work at it, and eventually become it.

3. Embrace a Positive/Growth Mindset: Kickstart each day with positivity and gratitude! As soon as you wake up say out loud if possible or quietly "I am grateful to begin a new day, a new day full of opportunities." Cultivate a mindset that actively replaces negative thoughts, engaging in activities that uplift your spirits and make your heart sing. If you're having a negative talk it's ok and ask yourself why? Don't pretend they are not there. Embrace whatever feelings you have, sit with them, own them, try to understand if they are real of just illusions. If they are real look for solutions and support if needed.

4. Develop Healthy Habits: Build a healthier lifestyle! We are not talking about diets that just as resolutions, they do not work. Build a lifestyle that you're proud of. Identify and replace negative habits, negative people, negative events and start incorporating regular exercise, mindful eating, mindful people, and self-care practices into your routine. Don't live by chance. Take your power back and build the life you want.

We become what we do each day. What we focus on expands.

5. Invest in Self-Improvement: Prioritize growth and development! To have a great life it means to learn and grow every day. It's not optional. Sign up for a course, learn a new skill, watch a documentary, make new friends, get a coach, or listen to a podcast. Challenge your beliefs, change your beliefs, change your values, change what prevents you from becoming the best version of yourself and building a great life. If you want a better life next year then some things must change.

6. Prioritize Self-Care/Self-Love: Make self-care a non-negotiable! Schedule breaks, practice mindfulness, and ensure plenty of sleep to nurture your physical and mental well-being. When you take the time to build your vision and goals you'll find that some of the goals are about your well-being, resilience and self-care. If you value your health and well-being you'll commit to having a consistent self-care routine. Get to know yourself and your worth and own it.

Self Care is Self Worth.

7. Cultivate Meaningful Connections: Surround yourself with positive, kind, intentional, authentic people. Actively cultivate relationships with friends, family, and peers, enriching your life with meaningful connections. Social support is a significant factor in overcoming challenges and achieving personal goals. Make it a goal to evaluate your current connections and ensure they are meaningful and add value to your life. Of course, you must add value to their

You receive what you give.

8. Step Out of Your Comfort Zone: Embrace discomfort for growth. Be intentional about it and push your limits. Tackle new challenges at work and in personal pursuits, unlocking doors to rewarding experiences and personal development. Take risks, be courageous.

Your comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.

Fact: Did you know that, on average, only about 8% of people achieve their New Year's resolutions? Resolutions do not work if we are not willing to change our lifestyle, mindset, set clear goals and actionable steps to achieve them.

Conclusion: As the new year approaches, take charge of your life. Join "Goal Mastery" course, and let's do it together.

Ready to Enroll Now in Goals Mastery Course and Craft Your Path to Success! ✨

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