It helps to look into the future with a map to a destination you want to follow. As Earl Nightingale says:
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
There is something satisfying and practically helpful when it comes to writing down your plan, goals, and ideas! It helps to keep your thoughts, yourself, and your time organized and relieves daily stresses and mental checklists.
Sure, the year 2021 was not as "normal" as we expected it to be. There were a lot of unexpected and unplanned work and school schedule changes due to the pandemic. Then again, this should not hinder you from planning for a better 2022 but should encourage you to learn how to carve out times for tasks in your life. Otherwise, you may be working from home all day trying to finish work tasks - with a to-do daily task list!
Here are three reasons why you should not give up on your plan and hope that 2022 would be a better year yet:
You deserve another chance:
A lot of things were held off in 2020. Because of the sudden changes of things in the earlier months, the fear of the pandemic has placed the world at a halt. Then again, there are now established possibilities to continue living under a new state of normal.
And like everyone, you deserve another chance at a better life this 2022. Plan and be flexible with your ideas and make sure that there is room for you to maneuver in case unprecedented events happen along the way.
Why Write Your Plans Down on Paper?
Here are some basic reasons why:
- Your dreams and plans can be achieved better when you write them down.
- Writing down your plans gives you an idea of what you have already achieved and what else you want to accomplish.
- Giving yourself a timeline for your goals will surely make you more productive.
- Using a practical yet functional planner gives you a fair view of your plans that will help you achieve your dreams in 2021.
- Writing down your goals gives you a clear view of your future.
It must be remembered, there is nothing constant in life but change. The year 2021 was not an exception to this fact. Nonetheless, this should not keep you away from hoping for better life options this coming New Year.
The year 2022 will surely offer new paved ways of change. Accordingly, being able to write down your goals and finding ways to achieve them one by one through tracking which ones you can accomplish every day, every week, or every month will give you that personal sense of satisfaction that you need to move forward.
While life’s changes cannot be controlled, you can control the way you handle every change in life that comes along your way. Writing down everything and looking through your points of progress will give you that sense of achievement. Being able to achieve your dreams one step at a time will certainly give you a better picture of what else needs to be done.
Planning amidst all the changes that are happening is worth the tool that you can use to help in directing your path to personal growth.
Whether it is about your career goals, your family dreams, your personal growth, or anything else that you want to improve in 2021, planning head allows you to keep track of your progress.
Planning is a part of self-motivation. Many among those who have adopted this pattern of keeping track of their daily activities have found this approach beneficial especially in terms of dealing with issues that you might have to face.
What You Write is Who You Become
Writing is the perfect connection between your goals and your mind.
Your mind’s perception of life and what you could do to improve your condition is strong enough to affect the way you face every day more positively. If you have not started writing down your plans and journaling your daily activities yet, maybe now is the time to start.
Using your written words to restructure the way you see and handle life to its best gives you a fair understanding and vision of whether or not you are making any progress.
Year 2022 waits for what you have to write down to redefine the pages of this year as it defines your life and the way you see through the challenges that you need to face every single day.
Retaining a positive outlook in life is critical in assuming your future through a much better picture. Certainly, having a good plan and a functional planner will surely help you in going from point one to point two and successfully handling the challenges that come into life.