Getting Over The Goal Setting Paralysis

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Words of the year…

Oh my!

Planning and goal setting pretty much have their own language!

Doesn’t it feel like this time of year, it’s all anyone can talk about?

Everyone is talking and talking and talking about setting their goals for next year. But have you noticed not nearly as many mention meeting the goals they hit in this one?

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Jessica Rasdall
TURN YOUR MESS INTO A MESSAGE

If you’re familiar with my story, I’m big on turning your mess into a message.

You can’t change your story, as much as we’d sometimes like to. What you can do, however, is change how you tell it, change how it controls you.

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Jessica Rasdall
WHEN LIFE THROWS YOU A CURVE BALL...OR TWO

Lately we’ve been talking about overcoming adversity, and in that process, some curve balls will hit you harder than others.

You know that moment when you’re working towards something or coming back from something difficult, and you feel like you’re finally getting traction, you’re finally making progress, and things are finally starting to fall into place for you?

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Jessica Rasdall
IT TOOK ME ELEVEN YEARS TO PUBLISH MY BOOK

“Why haven't you written a book, yet? I don't get it. You should have a book!”

Writing my first book was not a bucket list project. It was not a big goal I wanted to cross off my dream board, or a milestone I set out to achieve.

Writing this book has felt like an obligation.

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Jessica Rasdall
MOVING FROM WHAT IF TO WHAT IS

All those times in our life when we are overwhelmed with things we can’t control, we find ourselves asking #allthequestions.

What if I had done this differently?

What if this had happened instead?

Why me?

Why am I the one going through this?

What makes these questions even worse is that they snowball.

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Jessica Rasdall
THE FIRST STEP IN OVERCOMING ADVERSITY

Let’s just address the elephant in the room: everyone faces adversity in our lives. Yes, everyone.

As beautiful and perfect as people make their lives seem on social media, none of us are perfect - that stuff is just a highlight reel. In the background, we all face difficulties big and small every single day.

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Jessica Rasdall