Tag: goals

On this last day of January, I am reviewing my goals for the month. What has been completed? What still needs to be done? What ought to be reevaluated? What needs to be crossed out? Not because it’s done, but because I know it’s not going to happen. At least, not yet. And then there […]

Goal-setting for 2020 has been my primary concentration this week. While working through my new planner from Inkwell Press, I spent time going over what I accomplished in 2019. I noticed some key elements for success as I reflected and decided to reapply these same practices for 2020. One Word: In a previous post, I […]

The writing prompt said, Write about three realistic goals you would like to achieve in your lifetime. My immediate thought was Write. Since I was ten years old, I knew I wanted to be a writer. I am a writer. But, I have learned over the past quarter of a century that I am also […]

Last week, I set this extreme goal of writing nine poems a day. It didn’t happen. I simply didn’t think it was possible. Then yesterday I participated in two 15-minute sprints. I drafted eight poems in total. Keep in mind these are drafts. They are not the finished poem. Revising will happen on another day. […]

At Christmas time, my mom asked my sister and me if we have any goals for 2018. This is a funny question for my mom to ask because, as she would say, her main goal is keeping up with the laundry. My sister chuckled. Like my mother, she isn’t apt to map out her goals […]

I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life’s greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve. This level of resolve can move mountains, but it must be constant and consistent. As simplistic as this may sound, it is still the common […]

My youngest son asked me yesterday what my 2017 resolution is. I told him I have a lot of goals. But, I didn’t tell him what they were or name my resolution. Honestly, I had to give it some more thought. I came to the conclusion that we get the word goal and resolution confused. […]