New Year, New You. How to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick
by Tia Doskocil
on Friday, January 4th, 2019 at 3:47pm.
Ringing in the New Year also means sticking to your resolutions one day longer than last year. Here at First Texas Brokerage, we want to help you keep those resolutions and encourage you to keep on going. Please take a look at our list of ways to help you stick to your New Year's Resolutions.
Make resolutions that you think you can keep. If you are trying to exercise more, start off going three days a week instead of seven. If you would like to eat healthier, instead of kicking dessert to the curb, have a cup of fruit or yogurt to curve that craving.
Ask for Support
Get an accountability partner, whether it be your spouse, best friend, or a coworker. Choose someone who will hold you accountable for your New Year's Resolution. Having someone to encourage you and cheer you along is crucial in accomplishing your goal.
Don't Beat Yourself Up
Often we are guilty of beating ourselves up. Remember that you are not the only one and each step is a step in the right direction. Be careful and set goals that are obtainable. Doing this will keep your spirits up and allow you to take steps in the right direction.
Focus on one thing at a time
Some resolutions go hand in hand; going to the gym and eating healthy. However, trying to fix every bad habit at the same time has proven to be next to impossible. Focus on one goal at a time and add as you go. It is essential to set goals that can be achieved.