The Crucial Difference Between Intentions and Goals
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Intentions, something heard less often than the overused ‘goals’, are the starting point of every dream. They about being in control of the present, creatively fulfilling all of your needs, in all the domains of life.
Intention shifts our mindset from ‘accidental’ to ‘purposeful’.
They are focused on something in the future. They are a point in the roadmap of life.
Goals have to be S.M.A.R.T (Specific, Measurable, Actionable, Realistic, and Time-bound) and are always future-centric.
An intention shifts your focus to the present moment and shifts our feelings, and understanding of the present moment. Intentions, therefore, alter our state of being.
Goals, on the other hand, are specifically geared towards something that needs to be accomplished in the future. As they create pressure to achieve, the inability to do so results in a feeling of failure.
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