Dealing with Unmet Goals and Expectations

Dealing With Unmet Goals And Expectations How do goals and expectations go awry? You set goals and make New Year's resolutions. January comes, and it goes. Soon you feel less than productive. In fact, you're somewhat depressed at the progress you're not making. You start checking up on the goals and/or resolutions you made. Expectations … Continue reading Dealing with Unmet Goals and Expectations

For 2016: Resolutions? Goals? Neither?

AN ENDING AND A BEGINNINGOver the past couple of weeks, I’ve pondered many things. Life, mine in particular. Family relationships and friendships. My relationship with God. And the ending of 2015 and the beginning of 2016, which calls to mind resolution making, goal setting, or maybe neither. I’ve decided on the neither group, and I’ll tell you … Continue reading For 2016: Resolutions? Goals? Neither?

One Word 365: Have You Selected a Word for 2015?

For the past few years I have chosen to focus on one word for the year. I have done so through the site One Word 365. I invite you to visit the site. It's a great place to build community with others who have chosen the same or a similar word. In 2015, I choose … Continue reading One Word 365: Have You Selected a Word for 2015?

Planning Ahead for 2015 While Building in Flexibility

If you read my last post on January 1, you know what happened to my 2014 goals. When I sat down to set out my goals for 2015, I kept in mind what last year did to my plans. I kept focused on what I committed to in that same post on January 1. My … Continue reading Planning Ahead for 2015 While Building in Flexibility

A Review of 2014 Goals | A Look Back Before Moving Forward

Last year at this time I set goals and not resolutions. At the time I established the goals, it seemed a long list for one human.As I review that list now, it turns out those could not have been truer words.Christmas Day 2013 found my husband in excruciating pain that would last until back surgery in March 2014. At the … Continue reading A Review of 2014 Goals | A Look Back Before Moving Forward