How do I know my target

    Determine and set goals

    The individual must define the goal in particular in order to be an effective and achievable goal without not setting general goals, because it does not provide a clear focus such as planning to lose weight, while it is preferable to define this goal in particular, such as losing 0.90 kg per week over a period of 12 weeks, and determining Small goals for that goal such as not eating a snack while watching TV, walking for 30 minutes three days a week, and replacing sweets with fruits for six days a week. [1]

    Determine logical goals

    It is preferable for the individual to set realistic goals so that they can be achieved, without thinking about achieving goals outside the boundaries of logic, because it is difficult to achieve them, such as not starting to set a goal such as going to the gym 4 times a week; because it is an unrealistic goal, This goal may be achievable in the long run, and it is preferable to set a realistic goal such as going to the gym once a week for 20 minutes, so small goals must be taken in the beginning that enable a person to reach goals in the long term. [2]

    Determine the time required to achieve the goal

    It is preferable to specify the time required for the goals to be achieved in the planned time. If the individual’s goal is to lose 0.90 kg per week over the course of 12 weeks, it is advised to focus on losing 0.90 kg of weight every week to continue achieving the goal, and a person prefers to reward himself when achieving his goals Like eating a healthy meal in the restaurant, watching a movie, or reading a new book. [1]

    Set positive goals

    It is preferable for the individual to set positive goals , such as replacing the individual's desire to reduce anxiety, with the desire to relax, or replacing the desire to reduce television viewing, by spending time outside the home. [3]