New Year’s Resolutions are supposed to help us achieve our goals in a new year. However, you and I both know that most people fail at New Year’s resolutions.
Now, you have read about what are the common mistakes people made in planning a new year’s resolution, and here’s how you can do better.
Instead of Resolutions, Make Goals and Intentions
Look at an area you want to improve or need to fix, make a commitment, and then do it. Remember, humans are creatures of habit. You either have successful habits or unsuccessful habits. We want you to build successful habits, so here’s what we believe is your best chance to succeed.
First, only pick something that you’re SUPER serious and set on changing. Something that you know deep down in your bones you want to make this thing happen. This isn’t something that would be ‘nice to have’ or would be ‘great if it was different.’ No, that’s a sure-fire way to fail. Pick something that’s a necessity for you to work on.
Once you have some ideas of what those necessities might be, then we want you to pick only ONE resolution for now.
Make Only One Resolution
Why only one?
Well, because the key here is to start small and create a win for yourself. When you do this, you create confidence; you create momentum, and you move into more and more action. If you have too many things going on, there’s a very good chance you won’t be able to do it all. You’ll likely forget or get overwhelmed, and you’ll slowly but surely start to fade away from what you wanted to achieve.
That’s why you need to stick to just ONE resolution for now. Only once you begin to engrain this resolution, and it becomes part of your everyday life can you add a new resolution.
Forget the Odds and Make a Resolution
Despite what sounds like bad odds of being successful with resolutions, people who make New Year’s resolutions are 10-times more likely to be successful at achieving their goals than those who didn’t set resolutions.
There’s no doubt about it, right? You can’t be successful at something you haven’t defined yet! That’s why you need to make sure you do something this year to improve your life and make it better than last year.
In summary, whatever resolution you make for the coming year, decide now how important it is to you, knowing deep down in your bones that fear, outdated habits, or obstacles are not going to be enough to keep you from meeting your goals.
We look forward to your success!