"goal-setting" Archive

The Best of Intentions

By Allison McWilliams (’95), Ph.D., Assistant VP, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University

Target with darts on it

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We all struggle with goal-setting ...

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Why Making Plans Helps Manage Pandemic Stress

In this piece by Kate Morgan from the BBC, the act of planning is examined as a coping mechanism for our mental health and wellbeing, especially during this current time of stress. By scheduling ...

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Bullet Journaling: What Is It, and Why Does It Matter?

We can all use a new productivity tool, to help manage tasks and to-do lists and keep ourselves organized. One such tools is the bullet journal, “a mindfulness practice disguised as a ...

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Hope Is Not a Plan

In this article on Psychology Today, Allison McWilliams (’95), WFU Assistant Vice President for Mentoring and Alumni Personal and Career Development, discusses the challenges of turning ...

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Setting Goals the Right Way

In this latest webinar from our LEARN with @LifeAfterWake platform, Allison McWilliams (’95) discusses why goal-setting is such an important part of making intentional plans for where you want to ...

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