At the end of each year, over 40 percent of Americans set their New Year’s Resolutions, according to this Forbes article. However, after a few weeks into the new year, it’s very likely that you may break a resolution, or two. That’s because that same article states that only 8 percent of Americans actually keep their resolutions throughout the entire year.
Even though most people give up on their New Year’s resolutions by the first week of February, the good thing to know is that this process can change.
By making simple changes in your mindset and the way you set your goals for the New Year, you can maintain resolutions and see a change that will last the entire year and more.
Many people have an idea in their minds about what they would like to change over the next year but oftentimes, this idea is too generic and lacks enough detail to be executed thoroughly.
Take for example the common goal of losing weight. Just stating that you want to lose weight is not enough.
Even stating the amount of weight you want to lose is not enough. You have to get detailed and plan out how you’re actually going to lose the weight.
Pinpoint what triggers your weight gain and work to demolish those areas. If food is a large factor, decide which foods you need to eat less to lose weight.
If you need to work out more, write out exactly how many times a week you’re going to work out and decide which
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