ERIC Number: ED341818
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Planning for Me! Setting Personal Goals. [Second Edition.]
This book is designed to help the individual acquire skills in life planning. Part 1 focuses on achieving the most from use of the book. It discusses personal responsibility, personal goals, and possible uses of the book. Part 2 contains the procedures to follow. It begins by listing benefits from setting goals. Exercises that follow assess attitude, aspects of one's self-image, postponements, strengths, values, and fantasy. Part 3 guides the individual through defining strategy for achieving goals. Exercises assist with the following activities: (1) clarifying the next moves in the individual's personal life; (2) determining criteria for choosing; (3) evaluating goals; (4) choosing between goals; (5) checking goals; (6) putting goals into action; (7) reviewing choices; (8) identifying obstacles to use of time to advantage; and (9) recruiting help. A summary checklist follows. A bibliography lists 14 references for further reading about life planning. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavior Modification, Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Goal Orientation, Individual Development, Life Events, Life Satisfaction, Need Gratification, Self Actualization, Self Concept, Self Determination, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Self Help Programs
Centre for Worklife Counseling, P.O. Box 407, Spit Junction, New South Wales 2088, Australia.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Worklife Counselling, Sydney (Australia).
Identifiers: Life Planning