Why is Goal Setting Important?

Jan9th 2020

The Top 4 Reasons to Set Goals

Goal setting is important for productivity and performance. When we set a goal, we are required to think about what we really want. Usually we archive that somehow. Then, we plan how we will do it. As we go, we accomplish small parts of it and gain confidence to continue.  Goals allow us to prioritize, they guide our focus, they are rewarding, and they perpetuate success.

1. Helps Prioritize:

When we know we are going to make a goal for ourselves, we are forced to think about what is most important to us. This can help us make crucial decisions, therefore we get closer to achieving what we want to. 

2. Guides focus:

Once a target is set, in all likelihood our focus is on achieving that. Without a focus, we are more easily distracted. 

3. Rewards:

When we check things off our list, we feel a sense of accomplishment. This can help us feel fulfilled and gain confidence, which makes us more motivated to continue. 

4. Perpetuates Success:

The confidence we gain from reaching one goal can lead to more goal setting and continued  momentum towards success. This helps with ability to make real changes in our lives. 

Not sure if you have any health goals that Physical Therapy could help?

Here are a few examples you might not have thought of:
  1. Reduce the risk of future injury
  2. Restore Physical Health
  3. Lose Weight
  4. Improve General Mobility
Sometimes all we need is a little inspiration to get started. If you are ready to set and achieve your movement goals, we are here to help. At ReQuest Physical Therapy, we will make sure you are in the right hands to get where you want to go. Are you ready to take action? Click here to make an appointment with one of our Physical Therapists.  


“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” Zig Ziglar


“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.” —Orison Swett Marden


“You can do anything if you set goals. You just have to push yourself.” —RJ Mitte


“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” —Pablo Picasso


“All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do. ” —Norman Vincent Peale


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