Realistic definition

One of five characteristics of a SMART goal.

Realistic describes a goal that is achievable. You are confident that you can achieve your goal based on individual factors such as time, perceived challenges, and past experiences, as well as your level of interest and ability.

Related terms: action-oriented, measurable, specific, time-oriented

Related posts:

Stephanie's Certifications and Experience
About the Author
Stephanie Averkamp

About the Author was created by Stephanie Averkamp, a recognized health and fitness professional and sole-author of the content on this website. Stephanie's approach to weight loss emphasizes making small, realistic, and permanent lifestyle changes. Read more...

Stephanie Averkamp

Our Approach: Short-term solutions (like dieting) are unrealistic and ineffective because at some point they end. As soon as a diet or program ends, so do the results. Permanent weight loss is a journey; it's not a race or competition and there is no finish line. Read more...