Would you like to start a new habit or break an old one? Make the team? Make new friends? Get better grades? Get a summer job? Travel? Go to college? Change the world for the better? Is there something you really want? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you have a goal. If you don't know how to reach it, or think you need help, this book is for you. Have you ever wondered why some people accomplish more than others? It's not because they're smarter or more talented. It's because they know how to set and reach goals. Read this book, do the exercises, make a plan, and you will too.
Why do some people accomplish so much more than others? Its not because theyre smarter or more talented. Its because they know how to set and reach goals. Research shows that effective goal setters have less stress and anxiety, concentrate better, and are more satisfied with their lives. For teens, goal setting is linked to improved school performance, motivation, self-confidence, and self-esteem. What Do You Really Want? is a step-by-step guide to goal setting, written especially for teens.
Each chapter includes fun, creative exercises, practical tips, words of wisdom from famous "goal-getters," real-life examples from teens, and success stories. Readers learn how to articulate their goals and put them in writing (a key to success), set priorities and deadlines, overcome obstacles, cope with roadblocks, build a support system, use positive self-talk, celebrate their successes, and more.
Upbeat and inspiring, this book is a must for all teens. Its also recommended for parents, teachers, youth workers, counselors, and other caring adults.
Beverly K. Bachel creates award-winning communication materials for major corporations and helps individuals and companies develop plans to achieve their goals.
"The next time you hear a teen complain, Theres nothing to do! give him or her a copy of this book."Psychology Today
"An excellent book for any teen seeking to set or meet a goal."Youthworker
"An approachable volume to assist teens in defining their real interests, formulating and systematically pursuing workable goals, and celebrating their achievements."Booklist
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