Happiness Through Goals & Planning

Goals, Planning & Happiness

Have you been feeling sad, depressed, listless? And you feel like doing – nothing? And then you do just that – nothing. And your mood gets worse. Your self-esteem spirals down, and so on.

Believe it or not, when you feel sad and unmotivated, the last thing you need to do is – nothing.

One of the greatest obstacles to happiness is feeling like we are wasting our lives away. People have a need to feel useful, to feel they matter, to feel that they have done something worthwhile with their time.

If you are feeling very low, start with making simple goals like:

  1. I will go for a 5 minutes walk every day for the next 7 days.
  2. I will journal 5-10 minutes every day about how I feel for the next 7 days.
  3. I am going to talk to a friend every day for the next 7 days.
  4. I’m going to help someone feel better every day for the next 7 days.

Start with something simple like this. And when you complete your 7-day goal, I can...

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How To Use Your Vision Board To Make Your Dream Come True (part 3)

NOTE: If you haven't seen parts 1 & 2 of the Vision Board series, you can see them here:

How To Make Your Vision Board - Part 1

How To Make Your Vision Board - Part 2

Now that you have created your vision board, what are some of the best ways to use it?

1. Keep Your Vision Board in a Place Where You Will See It Often

If you are OK with others seeing your vision board, this would be an excellent place to keep your Vision Board. Usually, this place is your office, your family room or someplace where others are around too. So do this only if you are comfortable sharing your goals & dreams with others.

Keeping it in such a prominent place will ensure that you will see it often. And the more you see it, even if just a glance, the more it is etched into your subconscious mind. 

Our subconscious mind dictates what shows up in our lives, so the more effectively we impress our goals upon our subconscious, the better.

2. Keep In a More Private Place, But Remember to Look at...

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