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Make S.M.A.R.T. Goals and Reach Your Dreams

Posted by Jade

Today I want to tell you about making S.M.A.R.T. goals and staying true to your dreams. It sounds a lot like staying focused. It is—focused on yourself. That is something a lot of teenagers and young adults either aren’t comfortable with, or have yet to realize the importance of.


My dream and goal is to become a counselor at the college level. My journey hasn’t always been smooth; there have been some bumps in the road making me question myself. But you can’t let life get you down, you must keep fighting! The first step is to make S.M.A.R.T. goals that are:


Specific (Who, What, Where, When, Why?)

Measurable (Track progress, reach target dates etc.)

Attainable (You’re both willing and able to work toward it)

Realistic (Goals are wise, reasonable, and important to you)

Timely (Grounded within a time frame)


If your goals are S.M.A.R.T. and your dreams are realistic, please stay on task. Don’t let a few bumps deter you from your destiny. Nothing in life is easy and sometimes, your dreams are worth struggling for. Keep that in mind the next time you’re faced with the seemingly “impossible”…and Happy Holidays!


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