Harness Your Personal Power

Written by Francoise Rapp

Being in control of your life is more than simply feeling in control. After all, while you may believe you are consciously making controlled decisions, your actions may actually be sabotaging your life.

To harness your personal power is to become more assertive, to act in your own best interests while maintaining a global awareness ofrepparttar world in which you live. By harnessing your personal power, you will become healthily responsible for your own emotions, thoughts and actions, and stop giving yourself away without your conscious consent.

Harnessing your personal power is a simple and true commitment to yourself andrepparttar 123940 life you want to enjoy. The process entails takingrepparttar 123941 following steps towardrepparttar 123942 changes you want to see in your life:

*Know yourself: what brings you joy, comfort, drive, love? *Dare to be you. *Ask for what you want and what makes you feel good. *Treat yourself in accordance to your needs and wants.

On your path to unleash your inner power, you may have difficulty adjusting to a new paradigm. But you must hold true to your commitment if you are ever going to feel complete and achieve your full potential. With your newfound personal power you will truly be able to enjoy genuine and healthy relationships with others, feel content with life's goods and gifts, and view life as an opportunity and gift.

Begin harnessing your personal power to gain control in your life now by incorporatingrepparttar 123943 following routine into your daily life:

Beyond SMART Goals

Written by Myrtis Smith

Word Count: 580

Summary: Making a goal SMART is onlyrepparttar first step in making that goal a reality; here are 10 practical steps to achieving your SMART goals

============================================================================ Beyond SMART Goals

These days, everyone seems to be talking about SMART goals. That is, goals that are:

............Specific ..............Measurable ................Achievable ..................Rewarding ....................Time-based

However, making a goal SMART is onlyrepparttar 123939 first step in making that goal a reality. Here are 10 practical steps to achieving your SMART goals:

1. Set a SMART goal. Make sure your goal can passrepparttar 123940 SMART test. Is your goal clearly defined (specific)? Canrepparttar 123941 results of your goal be quantified (measurable)? Isrepparttar 123942 goal realistic (achievable)? Will achieving this goal be beneficial (rewarding)? Is there a clear date set to meetrepparttar 123943 goal (time-based)?

2. Align your goals with your values. There are certain things in life that each individual values: family, honesty, spirituality, having fun, wealth, etc. Goals that are not aligned with your values are goals that are doomed to failure. Take a moment to ask yourself: Why do I want this goal? What is it going to help me accomplish? Who will it make me become?

3. Tell 3 - 5 key people about your goal. Sharing your goals with others help you become more accountable. Be surerepparttar 123944 people you are telling are people who are supportive and positive.

4. Identifyrepparttar 123945 necessary resources. What are some things that you need to make your goal happen? For example, if your goal is to lose weight, purchasing exercise tapes would be useful. Or if your goal is to change careers, perhaps you can find 2 or 3 people in your field of interest.

5. Identify time savers. While taking short-cuts can sometimes be detrimental to your achievement, there is no need to "recreaterepparttar 123946 wheel." Why spend countless hours creating a business plan from scratch when there is great deal of software, templates, and samples available to you. Identify ways your can accelerate your progress.

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