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4 Common Obstacles to Your Goals and How to Navigate Them

Having goals will help you achieve the life of your dreams. Some of life’s most satisfying experiences are those that involve staying focused on a goal until you achieve it.


Yet you will likely experience times when, no matter how hard you try, you are stymied by obstacles blocking the way.


Obstacles come in all shapes and sizes. Here are some typical blocks to goal achievement.



Negative thinking. We have all been plagued by negative thinking. You feel you’re just not going to be able to achieve your dreams. Negative thinking is a potent block, because once it begins, it tends to escalate and can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Lagging confidence. Following closely on the heels of negative thinking, sagging confidence is the bane of goal achievement. You begin to seriously question your skills and abilities to complete the work required to reach your goal.


Vague aspirations. If you are unsure about what you really want, it’s a challenge to continue steadily toward your goals. Vague aspirations equal unmet goals


Time traps. Making your way toward goals is challenging enough without having the irritation of not enough time to do it.


Who among us can claim we’ve never lost our way on the path toward our dream life? We want to reach that milestone, but we keep getting thwarted by distractions. There will be obstacles to block the pathways toward your goals. But if you can identify the sources of the blocks, you can develop solutions or use these time-tested strategies to navigate those obstacles and claim your success.


Now that you have a good idea of blocks you might encounter on your way to goal achievement. Know that help is available to empower you to overcome them.


Go Higher is a program designed to help you to rise higher and become more. It is

designed to help you overcome the common obstacles to your goals and navigate them.

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