Written by Heather Richards
Is it hard for you to reach your goals? Do you have a list of things you want to accomplish in life but rarely get to cross them off? You’re not alone. Many people experience this type of disappointment. But it doesn’t mean you can’t achieve great things. It just means you need to change your perspective and get the tools you need to accomplish the things you want to achieve. Here are three simple and effective ways to reach your goals:
Meditate on your goals. Meditation is the craze these days, and for a reason. One of the first steps towards achieving the things you want in life is to make time to think about them. While this might seem obvious, many people waste a lot of time and energy doing things or thinking about things that take time away from their actual wants and goals in life. Perhaps you want to sing in a musical. You will need to figure out the steps it will take to get there, which means you will need to meditate on your goals. Write them down, and consider the things you will need to do first. Dr. Eric Amidi, a quantum physicist who often writes about the Law of Attraction, offers his own tips on the right and wrong way to think about your goals.
Start small. When most of us think about accomplishing great things, we get discouraged easily. This is because we focus on the end result instead of the small steps it requires to get there. Focusing on the final result will seem like you have a huge mountain to climb. What can you do instead? Consider the first step. According to Dr. Eric Amidi, it’s important to start small when trying to achieve your goals. This means, think about the first step. Focus on that step until it happens, and then move on to the next one.
Focus on one goal at a time. Another common obstacle for people who want to reach their goals is that they think about too many goals at once. However, meditating on several goals at once merely spreads you thin, not leaving enough energy for each goal. Instead, think about one goal at a time. Dr. Eric Amidi also talks about this and provides detailed tips on how to do this.
So if you’re feeling particularly discouraged, try meditating on your goals, starting small, and thinking about one goal at a time.