Time seems to be moving faster and faster. We fly through each day, week and now we are into the 10th month of the year. We have the tendency to ask ourselves, "Where did the time go?" Often then questions come to mind when we start to think about everything we have to do. More often, these thoughts come up when we think of everything we did not do. Some of us mentally review our to-do list over and over and over. This can lead some of us to feeling overwhelmed and stressed. One positive strategy of overcome these feelings is to develop a end of year action plan in writing.
Establishing a realistic action plan for the remainder of the calendar year can give us a sense ofdirection. When we are developing this plan we need to decide on what things we want to accomplish daily, weekly and for the next 3 months. We shouldn't make our list too long. Instead we should honestly evaluate each task and be realistic about how much time it is going to take to get the job done.
The next important piece in developing our end of year action plan is to communicate our intentions to our family, friends, and others in our lives. We need to be honest with them about what we are trying to accomplish over the next few months. During these conversations we should let them know what impact accomplishing these goals may have on them. It is also a great idea to see what assistance we can get from them. After all, there is nothing wrong with asking for some help.
Developing an action plan to achieve our realistic end of year goals will assist us in being successful. After developing this plan the next thing is for us to take action and take pride in our accomplishments. This will keep us motivated and help set the stage for our success in 2013.
Robin @ http://www.abalancedlifesite.com
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