When it comes to living with #optimalhealth and making changes to your own lifestyle in order to reach that place, there are often some goals you need to set for yourself!

Setting goals is one of the primary steps to becoming healthy and using pertinent health information to “trump your genes”, as we say here at DrLife.com.  However, goal setting can be daunting and difficult, especially if you desire to restructure your current way of living in order to live to your fullest potential!

A good friend of Dr. Life, Dr. Phil, has a great approach to setting and reaching goals!  We wanted to share this with you today as you make decisions and take steps towards your #optimalhealth.  Read the quick list below and head to Dr. Phil’s website to get the whole article.  Don’t forget to check out some more great tips on living in a healthy way.


7 Steps to Reaching Your Goals

(as seen on DrPhil.com)

  1. 1. Express your goal in terms of specific events or behaviors.
  2. 2. Express your goal in terms that can be measured.
  3. 3. Assign a timeline to your goal.
  4. 4. Choose a goal you can control.
  5. 5. Plan and program a strategy that will get you to your goal.
  6. 6. Define your goal in terms of steps.
  7. 7. Create accountability for your progress toward your goal.



We think these are all GREAT tips for setting and acheiving healthy goals, especially the plan and program that will get you there!  That is why we’ve developed such great tools for you, our clients, to utilize in your progress towards healthy living! Maybe you want to become a Dr. Life patient to check off step #5 in our list above?  Maybe you can make a goal in the area of healthy eating, which is definitely something you can control.  Find a workout partner, as we have been discussing, and get moving!

Above all, make a plan to do one thing TODAY to move forward in acheiving #optimalhealth and becoming all you are meant to be.  Let us know how we can help you in the process!