Intention Setting for the New Year 2020

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Itโ€™s the end of the year and you may be thinking about all the goals you want to achieve in the next year. But have you thought about your intentions behind your wanting to accomplish those goals?

Intention setting is when you ensure that all your goals are in alignment with your values and the core of who you are. Intention setting puts more meaning and purpose behind your goals. An example of this could be gaining your driving license. It becomes less about just passing the test but about wanting a vehicle to give you a sense of freedom to uproot and explore multiple places.

Benefits of Intention Setting:

Intention helps you avoid falling into the comparison trap. You gain a wider perspective as to why you want to achieve your goals. You become less consumed in appeasing the masses and more focused on meeting your targets. The acquisition of your goals becomes less material or status-driven but more about satisfying one’s soul’s desires.

Intentions are important because they remind us of the reasons why we want to achieve certain goals when things get tough. When you want to give up you can remind yourself of why it was important for you to achieve that goal. Having a business is less about the title of an entrepreneur but more about providing financial freedom for your family to thereโ€™s more joy.

Intention setting allows you to raise your vibrational energy by penetrating your psyche and providing a sense of hope, optimism to help you manifest your goals.

Additionally, intention setting makes your goals more possible. If you have a big goal you want to accomplish, itโ€™s much harder to stay consistent when the going gets tough. If you set intentions behind your goal, it feels much more realistic and attainable to achieve. This is where the law of attraction comes into play. You set the intention for what you want, match your daily practices so that you become aligned with that goal each day. The universe will put you in the path of achieving that goal.

As the new year is coming, donโ€™t forget to set your intentions. Ask yourself the following questions:

  • How does my goal align with my purpose?
  • What values am I practising with this goal?
  • How does achieving this goal feel in my body?

Todayโ€™s challenge:

Start your day with โ€œ dear universe my intention today is to…โ€

A question to you: 

What intentions are you setting for 2020?

I’d love to hear your answers!

Love Ash, xx 

44 responses to “Intention Setting for the New Year 2020”

  1. Love this! Was just talking to my friends about setting intentions instead of resolutions this year โ™ฅ๏ธ

    1. Thank you Janae! Itโ€™s so nice how you have friends who you can talk to about this. Thank you for reading this ๐Ÿ’œ

      1. Always โ˜บ๏ธ

  2. Intentions are good to make and I enjoy affirmations as well. I’m going to create new habits for 2020. A goal is something we wish to achieve, but they require an action. If we do something each day toward that goal, it becomes habit. A habit becomes a part of our being and will occur naturally, just like fixing that first cup of coffee each day. <3

    1. Cool ๐Ÿ™‚

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    2. Yes agreed- adding affirmations to the goals is extremely motivating and can drive us towards taking daily actions. Thatโ€™s just reminded me to break down my goals a little more so they are achievable. Thanks for sharing your insightful thoughts as always ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’œ

      1. The affirmations at night are a way of saying, ‘well done for today.’ Yes lovely, eat that elephant one bite at a time. My pleasure Ash. ๐Ÿ™‚

      2. Enjoy the rest of December and sending my blessings for the new year ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

  3. I’m not a huge long-term goals person. I do better by breaking it down into months, or weeks. The idea of intention setting is really nice, though. I just might try it the next time I set goals ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. The fact that you break your goals into micro ones is a good thing! Often we can get overwhelmed with long term goals. I do set them but try to focus mostly on my souls reason behind pursuing it. Let me know how it goes and thank you for reading ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ˜…

  4. Here’s hoping that my intentions come to fruition in the New Year.

  5. I feel you always read my mind! Such a great post Ash โค๏ธ

    1. Haha great minds think alike! Glad you found it useful๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’œ

  6. Love the new photo Ash! And this is great advice.

    1. Thank you so much!! And much appreciated. I hope youโ€™re well xx

  7. One of my major goals is to let shit go! I tend to want things to be perfect – perfectly how I envisioned, perfect timing. That’s not always realistic. So im setting goals with intention and setting them free to manifest when they’re supposed to.

    Great reminders! Thank you

    1. Oh I love this! Putting the intention out there and allowing things to just BE is my new thing. It alleviates the stress and allows us to be in flow with life & divine timing. Thanks for stopping by Kelley ๐Ÿ’ž

      1. of course

  8. Great advice and good question to ask oneself…

    1. Thank you Kelvin, itโ€™s much appreciated. Hope you have a prosperous one ๐Ÿ’œ

      1. You too ash…

  9. ๐Ÿ˜waw I love this post ๐Ÿ™‚I always wants to set new goals for the New year .& That is why December is so exciting for me ๐Ÿค— because I like to leave bad memories of that old year .๐Ÿ’ƒand then I welcome preparations of the new year with new goals and Archivment๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ 

    1. Thatโ€™s really good! Itโ€™s nice to start your year with fresh goals and leaving behind all the baggage from the previous year. Thanks for sharing and appreciate your reading this ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ˜Š

      1. Welcome dear ๐Ÿค— thanks a lot๐Ÿ’ƒ

  10. Dear universe, my intention is to kick arse in 2020. ๐Ÿ˜

    1. Yess I love this!! And you sure will ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’œ

  11. I want to ask for help more often. ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. Great post. I really believe in intention setting, values and character setting as part of goal setting.

    1. Thank you! And yes youโ€™re right itโ€™s impotent to set intentions for those too. Hoping you have a blessed new year and thanks for reading ๐Ÿ’ž

  13. amazing post, i love manifesting especially for a new year x

    1. Thank you Amara And thatโ€™s so good, it really makes a different to the year โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ’œ

  14. Great, incisive and inspiring piece.

  15. That’s an interesting idea! I think ambition in life is priceless, but I have often been a bit hesitant towards new year’s resolutions (although I have given them myself several times), partly because they subconsciously imply to ourselves that January 1st is more important than all the other days. In any case, I hadn’t heard of intention setting. Thanks for enlightening me!

  16. The key point is having the mental support of a bonafide answer to why did I decide to set the goal in the first place. great post

    1. Yes exactly! Itโ€™s so important to know why you are setting your goals instead of doing them aimlessly. Thank you for reading this โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž

      1. Your blog is a tool of help. no problem

      2. I appreciate that ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’ž

  17. It takes the pressure of the fresh start we can make every new year – thank you for sharing:) And thank you for following:)

    1. I agree! No pressure needed, itโ€™s all in our own time. And thank you for reading this ๐Ÿ’ž

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  18. Dear Universe my intention for this day is to stay focus on my to do list.

    1. Yes! Great one. I hope it goes well for you ๐Ÿ’ž๐ŸŒท

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