No matter what your health goal is, creating a specific plan can help you succeed. Follow the steps below to create your plan. This will put you on a path toward meeting your goal.
Why is this change important to you? Make sure it's something that you really want to do.
What is a long-term goal that you can reach in about 6 to 12 months?
How can you create short-term goals that you take week by week to reach your long-term goal?
What might get in the way of your reaching this goal? You may already know that things like time, money, or emotions could get in the way. How might you get around these things?
Who can help you meet your goals? Maybe friends, family, or a support group? And how will you reward yourself? A movie, a special meal, an hour to yourself can be a treat.
How will your life be different after you make this change?
Current as of: May 5, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Christine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health