Goal setting tips

How goal setting works

Goal setting is a time proven mechanism practiced by millions around the world that helps individuals achieve more out of life. When left to our own devices, humans tend to “take the path of least resistance”. This often leads to a discontented life. However, if we focus our efforts on achieving the things that are […]

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Reflecting on a year that’s been? Journal those thoughts

Hi Lifetickers, It’s hard to not reflect on the year that’s been come the end of December. In many ways a calendar year provides a neat bookend to a period of time in life that is just long enough to take some major steps in life and short enough to work towards them. I find […]

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Another year approaches its end. What does that mean for you?

Hi Lifetickers, Here we are on the verge of November and just like that another year has whizzed by at seemingly great pace. The questions is: what kind of year has it been for you? Why am I asking this with two full months to go? Very simple. Whatever you have or haven’t done, two […]

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Finding Ways to Fit Your Study Goals into Day-to-Day Life

Hi Lifetickers, Today we have a guest post for you courtesy of David Recine of Magoosh. Focused on study goals and how we can incorporate them into life, it offers some practical tips and sound advice to ensure ongoing success. Enjoy!  Setting study goals can be challenging, especially if you aren’t a full-time student. To find […]

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My tv antennae is broken. Life just got so much better.

Hi Lifetickers, Close to a year ago, my tv antennae (or coaxial cable) failed to deliver a signal. At first I was mildly perturbed, but then I thought “I might just hold off on getting this repaired”. I was curious as to how long I could go without tv. It turns out, the answer was […]

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Goal setting for children

Hi Lifetickers, More and more we receive enquiries from schools seeking to introduce their students to goal setting. In many ways, this is a great initiative as it is an excellent way to prepare students for life. Whether we regard them as “goals” or otherwise, there are many pursuits in life that benefit from a […]

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The “Moral Support” approach to goal setting

Hi Lifetickers, Goal setting and achieving can be a lonely, lengthy and tiresome duty. Often we fail along the way or we lose inspiration and abandon hope of ever reaching our target. Other times, we can simply keep extending the deadline and so it drags on and on slowly losing its lustre. This of course, […]

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The “Small-Medium-Large” approach to goal setting

Hi Lifetickers, This is the second in our series on goal setting approaches. If you missed the first, it was called the “Brain Dump” approach and we encourage you to read it. This one however is the “S-M-L” approach or more verbosely – the “Small-Medium-Large” approach. Quite simply, this approach encourages you to introduce into your […]

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The “Brain dump” approach to goal setting

Hi Lifetickers, As mentioned in our recent post, we wanted to share with you a variety of approaches to setting your goals in Lifetick.  What I’ve found is that there is never a perfect way and quite often I personally will oscillate between extremes. Nevertheless, I think this can be a positive because it means […]

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Lifetick tips and tricks

Hi Lifetickers, We thought it might be useful to mention a few features and preferences you may not have noticed already. Turn off overdue task reminders Every now and then we get emails from exasperated users who have fallen a bit behind in their goal achievement and are starting to get inundated with overdue reminders […]

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