How Planning Can Help Improve your Personal Life

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Who can deny the fact that we all want to grow in life? We all want to improve our lives. Talk about careers, and you’ll realize that everyone wants to grow. For example, in sports, people always want to be the best they can be. Built in every one of us is a desire to grow and become more.

Growing demonstrates that we are worth it. It gives us the sense of being and achievement. Setting up strategies to improve your personal life is only one step to achieve your goals. You have to create plans, goals and take the steps to follow through.

Once you have your details gathered, you can start to set up strategies. Strategies are approaches we take to reach our plans. Our line of attack determines what comes of these plans and goals.

How to start planning

If you haven’t started the process of planning, speak. Just start talking about what you want to accomplish in your life. Once you begin, you will develop new ideas, which you can write down on paper.

During your self-talk arrangement, be sure to take notes. Remembering specific details is a way to recall what you want to do. Some of us fail to take notes and later information drifts away. Instead of adding fire to fire, throw some water on the flames and register your plans with paper.

How to write long-term goals

You want to write your long-term goals focusing on your short-term goals first. Your short-term goals should work in harmony with your long-term goals. You can write a daily schedule that builds up to your plans and goals. For instances, this week on Monday through Sunday I intend to do: Write down each day what you intend to accomplish on your calendar or schedule.

In your plan or calendar note the things you intend to make essential first. Then work toward taking down your tasks. For instance, on Tuesday start working through the large jobs first and break down to the simple tasks as you move along. On the third day, write yourself an intention declaration.

Next tell your friends and family what you intend to do for your future. Ask your friends and family if they can give you a hand from time to time when they see you failing. Tell your friends and family to offer you a pat on the back, or some reward for each time you accomplish your plans and goals.


Teboho is a Social Worker, Writer and Inspirational Speaker. He is in pursuit of MSc. in Managerial Psychology. Graduates are able to apply psychological principles and methods to tackle challenges in the work environment and provide effective practical solutions. Acting as industrial-organizational psychologists.