Finding Goal-Actualization

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When setting a goal, you should also set actionable steps to achieve it, especially if it’s a goal that requires changing or adopting a habit.

One approach is using the “If-Then” concept to make our goals into actionable ones. The following are some great examples by Everyday Success on how to create “if-then” statements for goals related to bad habits that we need to change:

If I am driving, then my phone is put away.

If a stranger approaches me, then I walk away.

It’s also a terrific planning tool for the ordinary but necessary parts of one’s day.

If I am doing my homework, then I don’t check for texts or messages.

If I feel irritated by a coworker, then I will take a break and a speed-walk to get the irritation out of me.

Some goals require multiple actionable steps which would ultimately generate multiple “if-then” statements. For example, if someone’s goal is to “Lose 15 pounds by my wedding day,” then one of the actionable steps may be “Go to the gym more frequently throughout the week” and an “If…then” statement for that actionable step may be “If it’s Monday morning, then I’m going to the gym.” These “if…then” statements either …read more

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Japan's trade deficit figure came as a pleasant surprise.

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2015 Travel Goals to Inspire Your Own

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It’s starting to look like 2015 may become the year of travel. Travelers have much to be excited for: low Euro to U.S. dollar exchange rates, access to Cuba and cheaper gas prices for road trips. Visiting new countries is an enriching way to learn about new cultures, explore the world and gain life experience. Check out these goals and contributions for inspiration on your own adventurous travel planning aspirations.

Tropical locations are a go-to destination spot for vacationers who want to soak up some sun and relax on the beach. Ttery Flasher is one of those vacationers. His travel goal this year is to visit the Bermuda Islands. https://www.linkagoal.com/tterry1/goal/11741

The Sagano Bamboo Forest in Kyoto is a beautiful and natural must see destination. When Courtney Winter’s created her goal to visit the forest, she received a piece of travelling advice from contributor Charlotte Quinn: “Arashiyama is a pleasant, touristy district in the western outskirts of Kyoto. Arashiyama is particularly popular during the cherry blossom and fall color seasons.” https://www.linkagoal.com/courtneywinter/goal/6993

Goal creator Peter Monto adds on Linkagoal that he wants to visit the mysterious statues of Easter Island. Emman Lijesta contributes to the goal by agreeing that …read more

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Today's stronger-than-expected Japanese current account figure was bullish to be…

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