Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

2018 is quickly approaching! What is your New Year’s resolution? We’re here with tips to help ensure you meet your goals, whatever they may be.

Take Baby Steps

 

When setting a New Year’s resolution, it’s important to set a reasonable and attainable goal for yourself. Make sure it’s one that you know you can keep. For example, if your resolution is to eat healthier in the new year, start by cutting out soda and replacing it with water.

Make a Plan

 

Doing the research and making a plan will help you stay on track to meet your goal. If your goal includes healthier lifestyle choices, do some research. Make sure your body is prepared for what’s coming and see if there are preliminary steps to take before starting any new routines.

Plan Rewards

 

When making your plan, be sure to include rewards along the way. Rewards are a great way for ensuring you stick to your plan and meet your goal. Your reward can happen weekly or monthly, but should stay consistent throughout your journey.

Talk About It

 

A support system can make all the difference when setting a goal for yourself. After you decide on your New Year’s resolution, share it with friends and family. They’ll stick with you, push you when needed and hold you accountable to help you meet your goal.

Have Patience

 

No one is perfect and neither is the process of attaining a goal. Mistakes will happen and it’s important to not be too hard on yourself when they do. You had a busy week and skipped the gym. So what? Recover from your mistake and get back into the routine next week.