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WOOP there it is




WOOP is a short self-awareness process that can provide a structure for you to set small and large goals. Below are the "basics" of the WOOP process.


W – WISH

Ask yourself, what is the most important wish I’d like to realize and fulfill? Could be today, tomorrow, 10 years – take something that is near and dear, challenging but feasible. Formulate in three to four words.


Ex: I wish I could exercise 3 times a week. (NOTE: It's often easier to ADD a healthy habit than try to stop one - so think about starting something new!)

O – OUTCOME

What could be the BEST possible outcome? I’m talking your perfect world. It could be an emotion, outcome, anything. Now imagine experiencing it. Seriously, let your mind wander.


Ex: If I exercised 3x a week I would feel proud and may be more thoughtful of my food choices and I may lose some weight. I also may have more energy.

O – OBSTACLE

Switchin’ gears on you – what stops you from fulfilling that dream, experiencing that wish? What’s in you that’s holding you back? In less than four words write down this inner main obstacle.


Ex: I have so many other commitments that I find it hard to make time for myself

P – PLAN

What can you do to overcome that obstacle? What action can you take?

Think about that behavior you’ll take, and just as you did before formulate a plan in three to four words.


Ex: I will say no to one commitment 3x a week (remember self-care is not selfish) to use that time to exercise.


Here is a cool website with a lot more WOOP information! https://woopmylife.org/en/home



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