Whenever December 31st comes around on the calendar everyone falls into a New Year’s Resolution craze. Although many New Year’s Resolutions start out with the best of intentions, they often get broken and fall out of mind by January 31st.
Here are some tips to keeping up your resolutions this year.
- Write your resolutions down
- The biggest mistake people make when thinking of New Year’s Resolutions is not make a note of them. Often people forget about their resolutions, only to remember them later in the year when they’ve already falling back into bad habits.
- Do all you can to make your resolution into a daily habit
- Although not all resolutions can be completed daily, try to format yours in a way to make it into something that is accomplishable on a daily basis.
- Make your resolutions about things you are passionate about rather than guilty about
- If your New Year’s Resolution is something you are passionate about improving about yourself, you’re much more likely to follow through with it.
- Be sure to tell someone close to you about your resolution
- Peer pressure can be a very important part of completing your New Year’s Resolution. Friends and family will help you through times when you’re like you might give into your cravings.
- Celebrate your successes
- If after a month you’re still keeping up your resolution, reward yourself. Maintaining a positive outlook about your resolutions is another major way to follow through on them.