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Is life going the way you had planned?
Do you need help figuring out what you truly want to happen in your life?
Perhaps there are areas in your life that need improvement. How do you start working on improving these areas?
Life planning can provide the answers you need. It helps you:
Think of a life plan as a map. With it, you’ll be able to choose the best way to get to your goal.
Today’s article features a collection of printable life planning worksheets. We’ve rounded up some of the best examples to help you successfully navigate the way to your goals.
Before diving into the collection, here are some quick pointers on how to create an effective life plan.
Creating a Life Plan: A Quick Guide
Step 1: Assess if you are ready to commit to changes in your life. Proceed only if you’re certain that you can commit to the hard but rewarding work that often accompanies life changes.
Step 2: Consider the areas of your life that you want to improve on. You might want to list down your ideas or create a mind map in order to identify what works and what needs to be changed.
Step 3: Visualize the goals you want to achieve. An important note here: Visualization is a vital process in creating a life plan. You can use a vision board in conjunction with your life plan to achieve your goals faster.
Step 4: Make a concrete, actionable plan to achieve the changes you want to see in your life. Whether it’s a short-term or long-term goal, it helps to set SMART goals. [Check out this post for a detailed guide on how to create SMART goals.]
Step 5: Reward yourself for your achievements. This is one way of staying motivated as you work toward your goals.
Check out the worksheet examples we’ve got for you today.
1. DGH Life Goals Printable
We’ve designed this elegant life planning printable to help you set goals in different areas of your life. To that end, we’ve allocated more than enough space to write a specific goal and some important details about each of the following categories:
A notes section at the bottom of the page allows you to write down important information related to your life goals.
2. DGH Life Planning Worksheet
Are you the type of person who prefers to see all the details of your life’s vision? Here’s a worksheet that we designed to have enough space to record the important details of your personal goals.
In this worksheet, a section is dedicated to writing down your life vision. A self-assessment box has space to write all your personal qualities and skills that will help you achieve your vision.
In addition, there is space for writing your top three priorities and your goals for the following areas of your life:
Finally, there is a section for writing down notes, such as quick reflections and important reminders.
3. Tortagialla's Life Categories
This worksheet allows you to assess the current situation in your chosen life category. In terms of ratings, 1 = not good and 10 = amazing or perfect.
There is also an area to write your short-, mid-, and long-term goals for every category or life area you are working on.
4. Life Reset Workbook
Some people call the major changes happening in their lives a “reset.” This 16-page workbook helps assess your current situation. It contains guide questions and writing prompts that allow you to reflect on what’s going on with your life and to discover your true priorities. More importantly, it provides a roadmap for moving toward what you truly want.
5. My Life Wheel
This life wheel worksheet provides space for you to discover your true priorities.
A worksheet like this can be quite helpful for those who are experiencing upheaval in their lives and would like some guidance on how to clarify what’s truly important to them.
This is a tool that can help move you toward your new goals after being stuck in a rut for some time.
6. Create Your Future
This 90-day planner is your guide for making incredible things happen in your life. It helps you live each day with intention.
First, it helps you reflect on your experiences during the previous year in order to create an amazing vision for your future life.
The planner contains all the tools you need to manifest the life you’ve always wanted. Within its pages are sections for your quarterly, 90-day, monthly, and weekly goals; annual plans; vision journal; and more.
There are also sections for self-evaluation on your progress in the goals you’ve set for yourself. Finally, there is a section reserved for planning how to celebrate the incredible things that happened within the 90-day period covered by this planner.
7. Life Balance Wheel Worksheet
This 10-page worksheet introduces users to the concept of the 8 Pillars for a Balanced Life. These pillars are:
A ranking exercise of each element of the pillar serves as an assessment that reveals how fulfilled you are in life.
There are guide questions and spaces to write your answers and the results of your assessment. Furthermore, a page is dedicated to writing your action plan and goals for improving your level of satisfaction or fulfillment in certain areas of your life (i.e., the pillars).
8. Life Audit Worksheet for Living Intentionally
This 16-page workbook is what you need if you’re looking for an in-depth assessment of your life plan to streamline everything and help achieve your goals.
The workbook has spaces allocated for:
There are spaces for writing down your answers to the guide questions throughout this printable workbook.
9. Reflect (Autumn Edition)
Before you can make life-changing plans, you need to engage in a bit of reflection about your present life. Here’s an autumn-themed worksheet that lets you reflect on different areas of your life and the quality of your experiences.
There are spaces assigned for writing your reflections on writing prompts such as:
Guided by your answers to the writing prompts, this worksheet helps you develop a new and amazing life plan.
10. Daily Intention Planner
This planner is your guide to establishing a commitment to live each day with intention. Your commitment to a life of intention allows you to have a sense of purpose and motivates you to keep moving forward every day.
In this worksheet, there are a number of writing prompts, such as:
There are also prompts that help you reflect more deeply into your daily experiences and ensure that you are mindful of everything that goes on.
11. My Life Plan
This life planning template features eight boxes for writing down your goals for the following areas of your life:
Note that you are not required to fill in all of the boxes. Rather, choose the areas that are aligned with your priorities and start from there.
12. The One Thing Life Plan
If you’re looking for a worksheet that allows you to focus on a single major goal for the year, here’s a printable life plan from Tomi Llama.
This template contains guide questions that help you clarify what your major goals are, as well as brainstorm the necessary actions for achieving them.
Life planning can be an exciting activity that helps you discover your true self, clarifies what you want in life, and empowers you to make decisions that bring you closer to your goals.
Hopefully these examples of life planning worksheets inspired you to start planning your own awesome future.
We wish you all the best!
Finally, if you’re interested in more resources about life planning and goal setting, here are some posts that you might want to check out:
Finally, if you want to take your goal-setting efforts to the next level, check out this FREE printable worksheet and a step-by-step process that will help you set effective SMART goals.