Today's Kindness #314: April 19, 2023
☀️Refresh Your Goals☀️
On April 19th, we celebrate Refresh Your Goals Day! This national holiday is the perfect opportunity to re-evaluate and focus on your personal goals. Refresh Your Goals Day reminds us to take action to renew and rejuvenate our health and wellness aspirations.
Nothing clutters your mind like thoughts, dreams, plans, and goals that don't align with what matters to you. Chasing things that aren't worth chasing or holding on to ideas, dreams, and decisions that no longer resonate with us or our life. We will explore how to refresh your goals and why it matters for a simpler, clutter-free life.
Setting goals at the start of each year is something that many of us do to close one year and embark on the next. They're helpful for personal growth to motivate and inspire us to try new things and make the most of all that life has to offer – a life that's full, rich, and rewarding in whatever way that means to you.
Unfortunately, goals, like so many of those New Year resolutions we also make, tend to fall by the wayside when life gets in the way.
That's why it's helpful to revisit and refresh your goals often.
- Do your goals still have meaning?
- Do you still want to achieve them?
- Are they still important?
- Are they stretching you enough or too much?
- Have other things in life become more important?
If you set goals for yourself earlier this year, take a look at them now. Be objective and look with fresh eyes. How many have you achieved? Are you part-way to reaching some of them or have they gone no further than just scribbles on paper?
If you set goals but didn't reach them, it's always a good idea to work out why and asking yourself these questions might help you understand why.
"Without dreams and goals, there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here."
~ Mark Twain