How To Accomplish Every Goal You Set This Fall
“Have you made your New Year’s resolution yet? Likely not—and you probably shouldn’t, considering most experts recommend against it. Why? Most people set a grandiose goal that is nearly impossible to meet. This makes it easy to fail or feel disappointed and discouraged. Instead, setting aspirations for yourself—in your career, in fitness, or in your relationships—is more effective during autumn.
As psychologist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D., explains, as the leaves fall, so does your opportunity to evaluate not only how far you’ve come but also what strides you can make to move forward. “Fall can represent transition, making changes, and being more productive. Summer is over. Carefree time off and vacations give way to work and school where people get more focused and serious again,” she explains. “Because of this, fall can be an important time of year that people are more committed to resetting or setting goals and following through on them.”
Here, the essential guide to making goals for fall—and finishing off the final quarter of the year happily and healthily.”