Goal setting for many people means making a halfhearted attempt at New Year resolutions in early January. Oh, they'll try to do their best but soon give up. And another little piece of their self-esteem dies too. It does not have to be like that and in this article we'll describe a simple 2-part tool you can use to improve the odds of success.
Part 1 of this tool is 'awareness'. Personal development books often talk about becoming more aware – of living in the 'now'. That's easy to write about but what do those words mean in daily life? Let's use the symbolism of gardening to explain this better. You are the gardener. You're free to choose what type of garden to create. What's your next step?
Most experienced gardeners have become so by paying close attention to the environment in which they are gardening. For example, the weather … Read More