Bob & LBF in the Morning

Bob & LBF in the Morning

Bob & LBF in the Morning

Be resolute!

It’s still early int the new year, so it’s not too late to set your New Year’s resolutions. The only trick will be achieving them. But we’ve got you covered with a few tips to be successful and stay motivated. We have come up with the Top 5 Ways To Stick Your New Year’s resolutions. Why make them if you can’t achieve them?

Every January 1st most of us are ready for the new year and put the old behind us. Maybe we have goals we hope to meet, perhaps we over indulged during the last 2 or 3 months of the previous year and setting resolutions is our way of getting things back under control. It sure does help you deal with all the extra goodies we enjoyed during the holidays knowing that come January we are going to make big changes.

Hope spring eternal!

If we are being honest, most of make the same resolutions each year. Lose weight, exercise more and maybe read more often. Whatever the reasons for wanting to make changes in our lives we are hopeful that the new year will indeed bring a new you.  Every year at least 40% of Americans make a new year’s resolution and most of them center on becoming a better person. If that comes from losing weight or getting into shape or reading more books or taking up a new hobby. The problem comes in trying to stick to our resolutions so we don’t have to reset them again the following year.

The odds are against us

Why would we have to have the same resolutions every year if we had actually achieved them? That’s the problem, we don’t often make the resolutions last beyond the beginning of February. So, how can we stick to them and actually see our goals through? We have put together the top 5 ways to stick to your new year’s resolutions.

Here are the top 5

  • 5. Create a plan.


    Break each goal down into more manageable tasks, and schedule time to work on them. Like they say, “fail to plan, plan to fail” meaning if we don’t have a concrete plan to succeed, the chances of doing so will go down.

  • 4. Prioritize your goals

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    Don’t try to tackle too many at the same time.  Pick a few that are the most important. It’s easy to be ambitious when you think about your goals, but be sure to prioritize them in the order of most importance to you. 

  • 3. Write them done

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    Use a planner or vision board to help you stay on track and to visualize your goals. The more you organize your goals the better the chances are of seeing them through. Even the exercise of writing them down elevates your chances of committing to them.

  • 2. Make them achievable

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    Be realistic and choose things that are achievable.  Otherwise, you may become discouraged and give up. Make small goals that you can adhere to such as losing a pound a week not thinking about the overall goal of losing a lot of weight. Little victories will keep you on the path to achieving your big goals.

  • 1. Be specific

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     Instead of a vague goal like wanting to exercise more, be specific like “take a walk every morning” or “go to the gym three times a week.”

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