In a "New Year" state of mind... I love the (idea) of resolutions, and the idea of setting goals and wanting to better and improve oneself in the new year. But resolutions don't really work.... Do you agree?? According to an article I've read in Forbes, the success rate of these resolutions varies between 8% - 17%. So why do we continue to make them?
Perhaps, its because we all love the idea of a fresh start and fulfilling those irresistible dreams and desires that linger in our heads.
Does this lists remind you of yours?:
1. Lose weight
2. Read more
3. Cook more
4. Eat healthy
5. Spend less
This short list is too open-ended. Its not specific enough.
Instead, set goals that are easier to achieve: Even better, create a journal so that you can be held accountable for your actions. The provide specifics for how you plan to attain these goals.
We all seem to be great list makers... Infact, I'm the list master! But there's nothing sillier than creating vague lists that are unattainable. So whether in a journal or a weekly calendar write down your goals in detail and keep track of your achievements. Breaking everything down into small steps, these resolutions become smaller and more achievable goals.
You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success if found in your daily routine.