In order to succeed at achieving goals, it is important to set goals that are specific, able to be quantified or measured, attainable and realistic, relevant to your values, and time-bound. It is also important to reevaluate your goals as you go. But, what if you aren't successful? What if your goal loses significance? Is it ok to quit? Some recent research suggests that allowing yourself the option of walking away from a goal may increase your motivation.
Check out this article for some interesting tips on how to walk away from a goal.
- Kara Meyer, Ph.D.