How To Accomplish The Goals You’ve Set For Your Life Thursday 25 August, 2022

There is nothing more upsetting than setting goals and making plans only to end up in the same place (or worse) by the end of the year. Are you dreaming too big? Are you incapable of getting things done? Perhaps it’s best to give up and continue surviving instead of living. If any of these thoughts have run through your mind, you’re not alone. Although setting goals can be practical, accomplishing them isn’t always easy.

That doesn’t mean you should throw in the towel. You deserve to lead a fabulous life, and with an effective plan, actionable steps, adequate resources, and determination, you can. Continue reading for advice.

What’s Holding You Back?

As you evaluate your goals and resolutions, try to think about factors that may have contributed to your inability to succeed. While everyone’s circumstances are different, here are a few common factors to consider.

  • Commitment Level – You may want to improve your life, but you’ll never accomplish your goals if you don’t stay committed to the process. Sometimes, all you need is to have a strong motivator to keep you going. Think hard about why you want to achieve these things, write them down, and display them somewhere you’ll see them every day.
  • Money Matters – Although money isn’t everything, it is encompassed in various aspects of life and can hinder us from accomplishing goals. For instance, if you want to obtain a college degree, buy a car, or purchase a new home, you’ll need a large sum of cash or decent credit. If your income is limited and your credit history is poor (or non-existent), you’ll have difficulty acquiring these things. If that’s the case, you’ll need to find ways to boost your income, reduce debt, and improve your credit history. You could get a side gig, start a business, pay off debts, or apply for a credit builder loan to get your finances in order.
  • Unrealistic Goals – There’s nothing wrong with dreaming big. In fact, it’s encouraged. However, you must ensure that your goals are realistic. If you’re trying to tackle too much too soon, it will decrease your chances of success. For instance, trying to lose 100 pounds in 30 days is highly unlikely. However, stretching that goal weight out over 12 to 18 months is more realistic. Evaluate your list of goals and ensure that you can reasonably complete them within your set timeframe. If not, make some adjustments, so it’s easier to accomplish.

Tap Into Helpful Resources

Many people fall short of their goals, but various resources are available to help you achieve your dreams. Check out these ideas for more support.

  • Mobile Apps – Did you know that there were mobile applications you could download to help you keep track of your goals? These apps can do everything from helping you create goals and actionable steps to tracking progress and providing tips on how to stay on track.
  • Journals, Charts, And Vision Boards – Writing things down or creating visuals is an effective way to help you achieve your goals. Journals are great for jotting down ideas, identifying issues, and charting your progress. Charts are great for financial goals like saving up to buy a big-ticket item or paying off debts. Vision boards provide a creative outlet enabling you to view your ideal life through a compilation of images.
  • Accountability Partners And Coaches – Sometimes, reaching your goals will require the assistance of someone else to keep you on the straight and narrow. Friends or close relatives can make great accountability partners. Share your goals and plans with them and ask them to support you along the way. Another option is to work with a life coach or mentor that leads a similar life to what you want for yourself. They can provide advice, give tips, hold you accountable, share your victories, and offer a little nudge when you need it most.

Setting goals and accomplishing them are two separate things. While everyone has an idea of what they want their life to look like, getting there is often an uphill battle. Fortunately, you don’t have to give up. If you’re not achieving life goals as you’d hoped, start by identifying what’s holding you back, then tap into helpful resources like those listed above to help you stay on track and live the fab life you deserve.

About the Blogger - Kiwi the Beauty

Kiwi is the free spirited blogger and content creator of As a digital influencer, she produces creative inspiration around beauty, lifestyle, media and travel leisure. Her life mantra is to make manifesting fun! When she’s not blogging, she is eating trendy hipster food, carrying crystals, making it rain at her local farmer's market and binge brunching. Follow her on her blog and social media at + @kiwithebeauty

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