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Get What You Want Out of Life: Setting Goals

Yellow football goal post against bright blue sky.To have a healthy relationship and a fulfilling life, it is helpful to have a clear sense of the goals you'd like to achieve, both in the short-term and over the course of your life, as well as a plan for how you'll work to accomplish them.

Identifying your life goals is also a good way to take stock of what's really important to you in your life

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  • Why Goals Matter. Goals provide us with motivation to accomplish tasks and also help fulfill some basic human needs. Learn more about how goal setting can improve your life.
  • How Do I Identify Good Goals? Good goals are those that you can actually achieve and that will improve the quality of your life. Learn more about how to set good goals and complete the My Goals Activity that will help you identify your goals and set up a plan to achieve them.
  • What Can I Do to Accomplish My Goals?  Learn about some helpful strategies that you can use to achieve your short and long term goals.
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