Emotional goal setting is about why you want the tangible goal.
Remember the Emotional goal setting is the why you want something.
What do you really want (specific)?
Most people when asked what they want will answer with a list of things they do not want. Statements like “I don’t want someone like my ex.” or “I don’t want a job like my old job. It was boring and trying.” don’t help at all. They create a picture (charged with emotion) of what you don’t want. When asked what they do want (you might as well say you don’t want to think of a Red ball). Most will eventually settle for the miss world answer and say “something nice!” – nice is a cop out.
When it comes to emotional goal setting it is important to be specific and remember why you want it….
“I want a job that is fun, challenges me and that develops my talents and skills.”
Imagining clearly in your mind what YOU mean by those terms, remembering a time when you felt those emotions while doing some sort of activity.
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