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Better self-esteem: How to make goals relevant (1 minute read)

Better self-esteem: How to make goals relevant (1 minute read)

This post “Better self-esteem: How to make goals relevant” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by achieving your resolutions and goals. This will kick-start you towards your desired direction.


Better self-esteem: How to make goals relevant

Earlier posts introduced the SMART model.

The model stands for 5 important characteristics that can help you detail and hence make it easier to identify and achieve motivating goals:





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This post continues with how to make your goals relevant:

The goal must be meaningful. Saying that “I am going to sleep for at least 10 hours per night” is not appropriate because it’s not controllable.

Also, it could probably make you tired because it’s more than what is normally considered healthy for a non-stress-damaged person.

Research shows that a more realistic goal is in general to sleep on average at least 7 hours per night. But of course, the optimal number of hours of sleep is individual. For some it can be over 8.

If you get less than 7 hours of sleep, it is important to ensure compensatory rest and get more sleep the night after to avoid negative health consequences.

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