How To Make New Year’s Resolutions That You Can Actually Stick With

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It’s the last day of 2019 and that time of the year when everyone is busy making new year’s resolutions. If you’re like the majority of people, what starts out with really good intentions of changing your life quickly becomes something you can’t stand. Most times you’ll likely forget all about it before the end of January and go back to what you’re used to. So how can you make new year’s resolutions that actually stick? Here are some tips to help you out.


Start with one thing

It’s good to want to make your life better, and new year’s resolutions really help with that. However, you should be careful not to start with too much otherwise you’ll get tired very fast. If you’re really serious about it, you should start small in one area of your life and move on from there.


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Don’t set yourself up for failure

Many people set very unrealistic new year’s resolutions because it’s what is expected of them. In addition, they end up failing to stick to them and feeling terrible about it. If you’re really serious about it, make sure you set goals for yourself that are achievable.


Make a commitment

Since you have now made new year’s resolutions that work for you, you need to be fully committed to seeing them through. This may involve planning ahead for any potential problems that may arise. In addition, you also need to decide on a start date, milestones to celebrate and how you’ll hold yourself accountable.


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Be ready to fail

Like any other new thing, making changes to your life won’t be an overnight success. You may find yourself feeling uninspired or tired of sticking to your new year’s resolutions at times. That’s perfectly normal and you need to give yourself a break once in a while. Just make sure you learn from it and get better next time.


Reward yourself

You’ll be doing a lot next year to get your life where you want it to be. A reward now and then will give you encouragement and help you to maintain your momentum. Make sure you celebrate all your wins, whether big or small. You deserve it!





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