New Year’s Resolution
Published on: 28/12/17
New Year’s Resolutions
Many of us will make a New Year’s resolution.
Some will make a healthy New Year's resolution – maybe to lose weight, quit smoking or drink less – but what's the best way to stick to it?
Psychologists have found we're more likely to succeed if we break our resolution into smaller goals that are specific, measurable and time-based.
10 Top Tips
1. Make one resolution.
2. Take time to plan your resolution. Avoid waiting until New Year's Eve to choose your one.
3. Steer clear of past resolution/s. You don’t want to experience frustration and disappointment again!
4. Think about what you want out of life, try not to be tempted by family and friends resolutions.
5. Remind yourself your resolution can be made up of small achievable, realistic and measurable steps.
6. SHOUT OUT your 2018 aim to your family and friends, they will be your greatest supporters.
7. To keep motivated, make a note of how achieving your resolution will help you.
8. Give yourself a little treat every time you reach one step closer to your goals.
9. Write a journal of your progress. Looking back can be fun!
10. Expect to revert to your old habits from time to time. Treat any failure as a temporary setback rather than a reason to give up altogether.
Suggestions for a healthy New Year:
- Lose weight
- Get active
- Quit smoking
- Drink less alcohol
- Eat more fruit and vegetables
- Drink more water