Reward Yourself as You Achieve Specific Goals while Pursuing Your Dream

by Joyce Dunaway

Have you listed the steps necessary to achieve your dream?

Doing this will help you stay on track.

It will keep you from being overwhelmed by the enormity of what it will take to achieve your dream.

Deciding on a specific reward for each step accomplished will serve as motivation.

It could be small or large. The key is choosing something you would enjoy.

Here are a few examples of Rewards for Achieving Your Goal:

  • Treating yourself at your favorite ice cream shop
  • Going to lunch or a movie with a special friend
  • Curling up on the couch with a book you’ve been dying to read
  • Getting a manicure, pedicure, or massage
  • Getting a baby sitter so you and your spouse can go out to eat
  • Calling a friend who will be excited about your accomplishment
  • Taking a walk exploring nature

What activity would you enjoy doing after achieving your first goal? Please share your thoughts in the section below.

2 Comments

  1. Hope Welborn says:

    This is great, Joyce. We must first list our goals, making them concrete. And then remember to celebrate those accomplishments. It’s so important to keeping us going on the long journey. Thanks for sharing this with us. Blessings on your writing, friend!

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