As the New Year approaches many start making New Year’s resolutions. According to Psychology Today, the most common New Year’s Resolutions are:
- Losing weight
- Exercising more
- Quitting smoking
- Managing debt
- Saving money
- Getting a better job or education
- Reducing stress
- Taking a trip
But did you know that less than 25% of people who make resolutions actually stick to them? But don’t fret! Leading experts say that the best way to meet your goals is to have a plan.
We searched the community for tips on how to stick to your resolution and found this Best Answer from Answers community member, Graham S
Make sure your resolutions aren’t vague and fuzzy desires, but clearly defined measurable goals with a target date. These can be broken down into sub goals, with shorter target dates if it is helpful. The next thing to do is to make those goals and targets visible! Write them on your hallway calendar – January 20th, be able to do 5 chinups, January 30th, have lost 3kg, February 20th, be able to do 10 Chinups etc.
Seeing your next goal date every day will help you to continue on the path towards it and the feeling of victory achieved by achieving the things that you set out to do will motivate you to keep challenging yourself! [Read the rest of his answer here]
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