Sara Bellum
June 22 2011

When someone talks about setting goals, how do you respond? Do you roll your eyes because it sounds lame or maybe stresses you out? Are you a planner who likes to make lists? Talking about goals and thinking about how to achieve them may seem boring when you’d rather live in the moment. But setting goals can really help you be successful—in school and in life. Goals can be big and “dreamy” or small and focused, far away or around the corner. Most people have some kind of combination. So what are your goals, and what are you doing to achieve them? How do you stay motivated to reach those goals?