How To Keep New Year Resolutions From Becoming Broken Promises

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Research shows that only 8% of people successfully achieve their New Year’s resolution! Well, great for them! While a big part of the population never successfully fulfilled their resolutions, it doesn’t mean that the percentage should demotivate you from getting yourself to fulfill yours. Now to keep your New Year's resolutions from becoming broken promises, here are effective ways to assure you would not throw your list in the bin again. 1) Make a list of SMART goals! Your goals should be specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely.  For instance, instead of writing down a general and vague promise like say “lose weight,” be more specific! Rather put down drop 15 pounds by enrolling yourself in a gym for six months or by joining at least 2 running marathons a month. When your goals are clearer, it will be easier to accomplish them! Image source 2)  Start small, don’t slack. The first time, you let excitement write down your New Year’s resolution list. You … [Read more...]