How to Do a Mid-Year Review on Your Goals

We’re already halfway through June & now is a great time to do a mid-year check-in on your goals or intentions for the year.

How to Do a Mid-Year Review on Your Goals

How to Do a Mid-Year Review on Your Goals

For the past 7 years, I’ve followed the tradition of choosing One Little Word® by Ali Edwards. My previous words have been: Momentum, Possibility, Shine, Brave, Commit, Thrive & Open.

My OLW for 2018 is Vitality. I want to feel alive, awake & full of energy. And to create deliberate action.

One Little Word

Each of these OLWs are broad in scope but I write out specific action steps for every word. For my 2018 word vitality, I’m focusing on creating more energy in my life by stretching in the morning when I get out of bed, getting at least 7 hours of sleep most nights, reading for pleasure daily (I’ve read at least 10 pages every single day this year!) & create for personal pleasure (I’ve scrapbooked 74 days straight as part of the #100dayproject!).

Doing a mid-year check in helps me celebrate the forward progress I’ve made (hello, did you see that I’ve read every single day & scrapbooked 74 days straight?! Woot! Woot!) AND reevaluate & reassess on the areas that need more attention. Ahem, I’m coming for you exercise & consistently eating healthier.

I like to make a ritual out of my mid-year check in by pulling out my journal & favorite pen, grabbing some coffee & reflecting.

Here’s some of my favorite journaling prompts & goal-setting tips:

So on a very basic level, if you want to do a mid-year check in, take a look at what worked & why in the past 6 months. Next, look ahead to the rest of the year & identify areas you’d like to focus on & why. Then make a specific action plan. No broad, vague, goals like I’m going to lose weight. Instead, state your reason for losing weight like I want more energy to play with my children or I want more energy so I can work on my business. Then be specific with how you’ll make progress: I’ll walk every day for 20 minutes & do strength training 3 days. Lastly & completely optional, pick a word/theme for the rest of the year. It’s a great & easy way to keep aligned with your goals. I have my OLW everywhere as a visual reminder.

One Little Word Journal

Let us know in the comments below if you do a mid-year check in & what your OLW or theme or intentions are for the rest of 2018. ALSO, any victories you want to celebrate so we can give you a virtual high-five!

PS. If you’re looking for some stylish yet functional organizational items, there’s 2 June Stationery Boxes left for single purchase (no subscription)! It’s a $112 value for $45! There’s a an incredible project book so you can kick butt on your goals!

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