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Wellbeing Assessment. Strengths - BITE BACK. What are strengths? Thinking about strengths… What are the qualities that you admire in your friends? What are the positive traits that draw you to them? Is it their bravery? Their honesty? What if you think about yourself? What strengths do you have that you value, or enjoy using? Strengths are the ‘goodness’ parts of your personalities- qualities that, when used, really show you at your best. We all have each of these 24 strengths, but to varying degrees. What are your top strengths? Have a look at the list of the 24 character strengths here. To help you figure it out: think of times when you used those qualities. Remember: No strength is better or worse than any other. What are the benefits? Figuring out what your strengths are and finding ways to use them more in your everyday life is a key way to amp up your happiness, wellbeing and success.

Unfortunately, most of us tend to focus more on our weakness than on our strengths. Where's the Proof? Strengths Experiments: The happy news! 1. Zest. Self-Motivation Quiz - Goal Setting Tools from MindTools.com. © iStockphotoguvendemir How motivated are you to reach your goals? Are you motivated to achieve what you really want in life? And how hard do you push yourself to get things done? Wanting to do something and motivating yourself to actually do it are two different things. So, what's the difference between those who never reach their goals, year after year, and those who achieve one goal after another? Often, it's their self-motivation. Self-motivation is the force that keeps pushing us to go on – it's our internal drive to achieve, produce, develop, and keep moving forward. With self-motivation, you'll learn and grow – regardless of the specific situation. So, how self-motivated are you? The Self-Motivation Quiz Instructions For each statement, click the button in the column that best describes you.

Your last quiz results are shown. You last completed this quiz on , at . Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 still need to be answered! Total = 0 Factors in Self-Motivation Take these steps: The Toolbox. Goal Setting Quotes. 119 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 74 Google+ 4 Pin It Share 5 5 LinkedIn 31 inShare31 StumbleUpon 5 119 Flares × A study performed by Jack Canfield for his book, The Success Principles, asked 100 of the most successful men and women what they would do differently if they could go back and start over. Perhaps the most startling of the common responses is that they wish they had dreamed bigger. That’s right, some of the wealthiest and most accomplished people believe they had left a lot on the table because their expectations weren’t high enough.

There is a little secret that is often stated but rarely lived by most of us: The greatest limitations in our life are those we put on ourselves. Everything that exists today, the car, cell phone, computer, you name it, was once an idea in someone’s mind. This parallels our lives in many ways. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill. Inspirational Starters for a Lesson on Goal Setting | Choices. Screen Shot 2014-10-15 at 10.18.33 AM It’s the New Year, and for over half of us adults, that means we’ll be setting resolutions.

Unfortunately, only 8% of us will actually stick to them, so that’s not a whole lot of positive modeling for the kids. That’s why it’s a great time to kick off a unit on goal setting, and fill it with positive examples of real people who not only stuck with and reached their goals, but did so while demonstrating character, resilience, and grit. Throughout our goal setting unit, I’ll show a few short video clips of inspirational “goal setters” to get class started.

Then I’ll have the kids tell me how the people we’ve seen have set SMART goals and gone through the steps of the process. Then I’ll have them journal about what they can learn as they’re working on goals of their own. Here are 3 starter videos that have worked for me in the past. Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Sutton My kids absolutely love this video and learn so much from it. Bethany Hamilton. The Toolbox. How to set goals. Goal setting can help when: You feel overwhelmed by how much is going on You feel like you’re lacking direction You have a big project to tackle Why goal setting is useful Turning something you want in life into an actual goal is a really great way to make it happen. That’s because you’re making a decision to act in order to get what you want. Goals give you direction, they keep you focused and motivated, and increase your chances of achieving things. What’s important about the goals you set is that they need to mean something to you; they shouldn’t be things that you think you 'should' be doing.

You will get the most benefit out of achieving goals that you want to achieve, and less out of goals that don’t mean much to you. Where to begin To be able to set a goal, you need to know what it is that you want. Start with things you enjoy. Goals can be made in many different areas of your life. Are there things you want to change or work towards in any of these aspects of your life? 1. 2. 3. How to set goals. Goal setting can help when: You feel overwhelmed by how much is going on You feel like you’re lacking direction You have a big project to tackle Why goal setting is useful Turning something you want in life into an actual goal is a really great way to make it happen.

That’s because you’re making a decision to act in order to get what you want. Goals give you direction, they keep you focused and motivated, and increase your chances of achieving things. What’s important about the goals you set is that they need to mean something to you; they shouldn’t be things that you think you 'should' be doing. Where to begin To be able to set a goal, you need to know what it is that you want. Start with things you enjoy. Goals can be made in many different areas of your life. Personal qualities Friendships/relationships Family Work/study/career Physical health Interests/hobbies Attitudes Are there things you want to change or work towards in any of these aspects of your life?

The process of goal setting 1. Achieve More by Setting Smart Goals. Week 3, Video 6 - S.M.A.R.T. Goals. Live for awesome | Cam Calkoen | TEDxQueenstown.