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Activity: How can we supercharge our goals?

Take a moment to reflect.

Think about the goal you wrote in the previous activity.
Write your goal down one more time.
Why do you want to achieve this goal?
I want to achieve my goal because __.

Increasing our chances.

We all encounter frustrations while trying to achieve our goals, but we can do a few things to increase our chances of success.
Take the SMART goal you wrote and follow the steps below:
Step 1: Visualize victory. Picturing what it will look like when you are successful often gives you more motivation to work toward your goal.
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Draw a picture of success or write something you will say when you reach your goal.
If I achieve my goal, I will feel __.
Step 2: Name the obstacles. If you can name the obstacles, you can prepare for them. Even if there are unexpected obstacles that appear, you can start to develop a mindset that makes you feel strong in the face of these obstacles.
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Examples include distractions such as video games, your cell phone, and social media.
Don't forget to call out your fixed mindset voice when you make a mistake or get frustrated.
I want to achieve my goal, but I know I will have to be strong when __.
I want to achieve my goal, but I know __ will get in the way.
Step 3: Make a plan to conquer the obstacles. Draw out a chart with titles: “People I can talk to” and “Actions I can do to stay on track”. It also might be helpful to let the people on your list know that you may be turning to them for help reaching your goal, so they can support you and keep you accountable.
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Examples include limiting—or eliminating!—time spent on the distractions you identified.
Include things you will say to yourself when
  • your fixed mindset voice appears,
  • you make a mistake, or
  • you get frustrated.
To conquer the obstacle, I will __.
Step 4: Name your goal. By naming your goal, you can easily remind yourself to work toward that goal. Some examples of goal names are "3 by 30", "best goal ever", or "supercharge goal".

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  • blobby green style avatar for user Adriana889
    I can achieve my smart goal by being persistent.
    (9 votes)
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  • aqualine seedling style avatar for user 20hernandezd
    I want to achieve my goal because I want to stop procrastinating. I noticed that it isn't good for my daily schedule because I just keep pushing things back. To achieve my goal every night I will take 15 minutes and write down what I need to do the next day.I feel like that will help me to stay on a daily schedule.
    (7 votes)
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  • leaf red style avatar for user Gavin1027
    My goal is to maintain all As on a report card next year (2021-2022).
    (6 votes)
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  • stelly yellow style avatar for user madmeyer
    I want to be an animal cruelty investigator because my passion is to help animals without a voice and I want to be their voice I will have to stay strong when I see animals in pain to conquer this obstacle I will focus on saving the animals I can save
    (4 votes)
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  • starky seed style avatar for user gage.tewell
    Some obstacles I will face will most likely be procrastination, tough subjects, and learning curves. I can get over these by studying more, planning ahead, asking God for help, and even asking my fellow students for tips on things I struggle with.
    (4 votes)
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  • starky tree style avatar for user 22
    I will complete all of my assignments this year at least one day before they’re due to avoid rushing through any work. To do this, I will list all of my assignments in order of their due date and work through them accordingly. I will spend 30 minutes every Sunday night determining which projects need attention during the week ahead.
    (4 votes)
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  • starky seedling style avatar for user ndnarden.chunn
    what are the animal smart goals
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  • duskpin seed style avatar for user isaher273
    I want to achieve this goal because I want to excel in my classes and this school year. If I achieve goal I will feel accomplished. To Conquer obstacle I will talk to a teacher or parent or counselor. I will call this MY Best Goal.
    (2 votes)
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  • blobby green style avatar for user saniyamorgan761
    we can supercharge our our goal by doing all the work.
    (2 votes)
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  • blobby green style avatar for user 5204091
    I can achieve by focusing more in class and studying more
    (2 votes)
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