R U OK? is a not-for profit organisation who work towards connecting people together to protect people from suicide. With research suggesting that one of the main factors that increase suicide risk is a lack of feeling connected to others, this campaign aims to encourage people to start that conversation by taking time to ask “Are you ok?” and listening. It’s a seemingly easy task to do and achieve, but it today’s world, it can be more challenging and awkward that you would expect.
Now that 2014 is well underway, it’s time to re-evaluate my goals and set this year to be better than ever. Typically, I just reflect on these and never write them down. But this year, I am determined to stick to these goals by focusing on the biggest influencers in my life and using the SMART principle. This means making sure my goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time based. Sharing my goals will also give me greater motivation for sticking to them, so here goes nothing!
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