Month: February 2012

Setting Goals: Turning Intention into Action

The clean slate of  January 1st  heralds a time when many of us embrace the concept of change and set resolutions for the New Year.  With the all of the emotions and frenzy of the holiday season behind us, January is like a wide open field full of possibility.  A tangible energy abounds as people move and buzz about with newly found purpose. But often by mid-February, the best laid plans often have gone astray.  This leap year we have the gift of an extra day—today!  Thus, it seems the perfect time to take a moment and reflect on our intentions:   Are we making progress?  If not, how can we capture and sustain the energy to best help us fulfill the goals or resolutions we set?  How might we best use this extra 24-hour period to get us back on track? Rarely is something worth doing done easily; however, the approach we take to meeting our goals can make all the difference in our success, and might even make it easier along the way.  I find …