Take Charge - Goal Setting


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Goal Setting Instructions and Guidance

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Goal Setting Blank Template to fill in

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Goal setting guidance

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Goal setting example

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Goal Setting Reflective Diary

"If you hear a voice within you saying ‘You are not a painter,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced."

This exercise is a step-by-step guide to goal setting, from deciding on a goal, to troubleshooting potential difficulties. Take from it what is helpful to you.

Wellbeing benefits:

Build confidence
Organise and plan

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to be more focused and proactive in my life.


This exercise takes about 30 minutes to complete, but don’t feel it has to be completed it all in one go. Examples are available to download below.

Who can I do this activity with?

On your own, or with someone else.

Where can I do this activity?

Online - save to private 'Ownzone' or print and fill in on paper.

How often can I do this activity?

As often as desired, though try not to have too many goals at once, as it can be quite difficult to keep on top of them all.

What do I need?

  • A print off of the Goal Setting PDF or A4 lined or plain paper so you can copy the steps off the screen
  • A pen/ pencil
  • Filling in online? Read through our guidance and then create a new goal here.

Did you know?

Having goals to work towards can help us feel empowered and more in charge of life.  Studies show that if we write down a goal, and, even better, spend time creating a plan for achieving it, we’re far more likely to be successful than if we just think about a goal

"The journey of a thousand miles, begins with a single step."

Lao Tzu

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