We’re halfway through 2012 — how are you coming along on your goals and resolutions for the year?
It’s easy to get distracted and sidetracked from your priorities with the daily happenings of life, but don’t get discouraged. Instead, recommit to what you want to achieve over the next six months, evaluate where you are right now, and create a new plan of action to guide you through. And don’t forget to give yourself credit for all that you’ve accomplished so far!
We’ve gathered some of our favorite articles to help you get back on track and make the most of the second half of 2012. Peruse the list, take notes — and if you have any favorite tips or resources for eliminating goal-defeating obstacles, we’d love for you to share them in the comment section below.
- Resolution Recovery (July/August 2003) — Remember those resolutions you made six months ago? Maybe you’d rather not. But why forgive and forget when you can fix and forge ahead? We’ll show you how.
- All Over It: How to Eliminate Goal-Blocking Obstacles for Good (April 2008) — Is your resolve dissolving in the midst of setbacks and challenges. Here’s how to spot the obstacles blocking your way – and then put them behind you.
- How to Overcome Immunity to Change (May 2011) — Two prominent researchers share a step-by-step plan that can help you break through old patterns, and finally make the shifts that matter.
- Lessons From a Life Coach (January/February 2012) — Looking to make some positive changes in your life? Certified professional life coach Kate Larsen shows you how. Apply her four-step system to your personal and career goals — and prepare to discover some interesting things about yourself in the process.
- Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals (January/February 2012) — A leading expert on the art of achieving goals shares her best insider tips for success.
- As Good as Done (March 2011) — Six powerful strategies for accomplishing more of what really matters.
- Healthy Progress (December 2011) — Before you set healthy goals for 2012, stop and appreciate what you’ve already accomplished. A quick look back may be the best tool for evaluating what comes next.
Good luck and happy goal-setting!