Big goals feel scary because we aren’t YET the person who can achieve them. We grow into that person along the way, provided we take action and take baby steps towards the goal. We only need to take one step right in front of us. And then the next, and so on.
I find that if the goal isn’t quite scary or you feel you “know” how to achieve it, it’s really just an item on a to-do list.
One of the awesome realizations I’ve had around goals is this:
They’re not always meant to come true.
Yes, it shocked me, too in the beginning. Why set them then?
What’s the Purpose for Goals?
They do however show us very clearly where our beliefs and limitations are. And sometimes, that’s the “why” for the goal. To clear those limitations! Clearing them in one area of your life, clears it for other areas too.
The next step, then, is to find a way to clear those limitations and old beliefs that no longer serve us. Things like:
- I’m too scared
- I’ll be judged
- I’ll make a fool of myself
- This goal is not possible for me
- It’s too big
- I don’t deserve it…
All of the above are just that: beliefs. Beliefs live in the subconscious mind of every person on the planet and they can be cleared and replaced with empowering, encouraging beliefs that support us towards achieving our goals.
One such tool is EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques). You can easily learn it yourself!
What do you experience with big goals? Do you set them at all?
Love to hear from you!
Liesel helps sensitive introverts to see their sensitivity as a superpower, love their work and practice awesome self-care so they can be energized and make a difference in a meaningful and fulfilling way. She helps them to overcome the fear of being visible, avoiding the spotlight and conflict, being ‘too nice’, perfectionism and procrastination.
She’s the author of “No Problem. The Upside of Saying No”, which is a handbook for those who struggle to say no, are overwhelmed and exhausted.
Click here to read about the book.