Only 3% of adults have CLEAR, WRITTEN, SPECIFIC, MEASURABLE,TIME-BOUNDED GOAL, and by every statistic, they accomplish ten times as much as people with no goals at all.
So ,if your goal does not have the 5 elements mention above, you probably cannot achieve your goal.In this article, i will be sharing with you the successful weight loss goal setting formulation.Yes, it is a formula or a system.
The 5 steps formulation that we are going to use to create a successful weight loss goal setting is the goal setting system that introduced by Locke,Cartledge and Knerr in 1970.
The Goal Setting Formulation (Locke,Cartledge and Knerr(1970))
Existent ->cognition ->emotional reactions->goal -> action
Sounds like rocket science?Wait until you do it.
Incentives or previous outcome
Evaluation against value
Satisfied or dissatisfaction
Improvement on next trial
Weight Loss Scenario :
Jenny written her goal to lose 10kgs by the 31th of August 2016.On the 31th of August , she able to lose 5kgs ,she is not very happy about it and want to work harder to achieve better result.The Weight Loss Goal Setting Formulation:
Existent(lose 5kgs) ->cognition(too low compare with 10kgs) ->emotional reactions(dissatisfaction) ->goal(work harder to improve) -> action( lose more weight)