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Monday Motivation - My goals deserve my time and attention, and I commit to making them a priority.

Published about 2 months ago • 2 min read

Happy Monday Reader!

Alright my friend, we're well and truly back into work now, aren't we?

How did you approach the new year? Did you make resolutions? Do you have a process to evaluate last year & plan for this one?

My husband and I went to a new coffee shop on Jan. 2 to think about, envision, and write about our takeaways from 2023 and our goals for 2024. We work through the process solo, and then discuss it afterwards.

Or at least we did this year. It was the first time he's done an activity like this, so results were kind of mixed. But I think it's very important, and always make time to do it!

I firmly believe that the first step to having time for the life we want is to envision that dream life. We might not know how exactly to get there, but we need to know what we're aiming for at least!

So I highly recommend finding or creating a process to systematically review last year & dream about this upcoming year. I don't (yet!) have a custom workbook for this, but I've used the "Design Your 202X" workbook from Get Bullish, if you'd like a cheap & easy rec.

Then once you have a clear picture of how 2023 went, and what your goals are for 2024, it's time to get moving on them! And this week's affirmation will help us do that.

Remind yourself every day this week:

"My goals deserve my time and attention, and I commit to making them a priority."

Only 9-12% of people keep the new year resolutions they make. Those are some terrifyingly low numbers! And I don't want you to be part of that statistic.

The main reasons for failure were:

  • unrealistic goals
  • not tracking progress (or lack of)
  • forgetting the resolution
  • too many resolutions

Your goal setting & planning for 2024 should take these into account, so you can help yourself avoid these pitfalls as well.

Our affirmation will help us remember our goals and keep us motivated to work on them. So let's repeat to ourselves 21x every day this week:

"My goals deserve my time and attention, and I commit to making them a priority."

Bonus: Free Weekly Training Video

Did you catch last week's free training on my top tip for dealing with any and every time management issue? If not, here's the replay!

This tip can help you create the time you need to work towards your goals or resolutions every week!

As always, affirmations work best when you truly believe them. They need to resonate with you and feel achievable. So feel free to modify any I suggest, or develop entirely new ones!

Say them as long as you want. I'm sharing a new affirmation each week, but that doesn't mean you have to switch it up each week unless it feels right. You can add new ones as often as you want and have as many as you want. You can say a different affirmation every day, or at different times of the day. You choose!

I'd love to hear the impact it has! (But if you decide affirmations are not for you, click here to be removed from this weekly email.)

I hope this affirmation sets you up for a kick ass week and I'll see you next Monday for a new one to try!

Ready to make time for great things in 2024? I have 1-1 coaching spots available to teach you how to put your limited time, energy, & attention to the work that moves the needle in just 1 hour a week. Hit reply or pick a time on my calendar here to learn more.

I always have time for you. ❤️

-- Jen

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