168-UnDiet 2019: Goal Setting with Feelings

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Goal Setting with Feelings

Did you make resolutions last year?

How did it work for you?

Here’s cold hard truth about resolutions: 40 to 45% of American adult make one or more resolutions each year.

Top new year’s resolutions for 2017:
– Save money
– Lose weight / get in shape
– Have more sex

The following shows how many of these resolutions are maintained as time goes on:
– not even 1 month: 43%
– one month: 66%
– less than 3 months: 80%

Is that you? That was me for years…. until I decided to ditch resolutions all together 5 years ago. Once I’ve done that, I’ve achieved all of my goals.

Now, I don’t chase regular goals… I chase desired feeling. Yes, goal setting with feelings.

You can too! This is what we talk about in today’s episode. How to flip the resolutions model on its head and chase what really sits under traditional goals: a desire to feel a certain way.

Chasing feelings is the key to staying motivated all year and confident!

In this episode I discuss

  • Why you should ditch SMART goal setting 
  • How to set goals that will stimulate your right brain: your feelings, emotions, creation and possibilities
  • Goal setting with feelings: step-by-step process

Last episode was all about how to get results when desiring to change some things in our lives.  Some women go on to achieve their goal and others don’t. Why?

To be honest, it has nothing to do with your capacity as much as your mindset. Your ability to have an honest discussion with yourself and accepting what will need to change in your life in order to achieve your goals. And likely what needs to change isn’t what you think… because the truth is if you knew you’d already done, right?

The secret to achieving your goals resides in what you don’t know or what you don’t want to see or accept about yourself.

Click here and I’ll share with you the 5 obstacles that women face when desiring change in their lives.

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Undiet Series

165-Body Acceptance: The Must-Have to Make Peace with Food 

166-Strategies to Maintain Motivation and Consistency

167-How to Get Results: 5 Obstacles to Avoid



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I’m Stephanie Dodier – Clinical Nutritionist, Intuitive Eating expert, host of the Going BeyondTheFood podcast, and Creator of the Going BeyondTheFood Method™️, which was born from my own journey with chronic dieting & body image and has since grown into a global movement.

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