Still On Track With Your New Years Resloutions?
What are the top 3 New Years Resolutions? If you have been around for any period of time, then you should already know the answer to this question. The largest epidemic in our nation right now is the obesity issue. Which would explain why weight loss is the number one New Years Resolution year after year. With the economy on the down end the way it’s been over the last 3-5 years, it’s no surprise that financial improvement is the number two New Years Resolution year after year. Last but definitely not least, many people are tired and continue to be tired of their tobacco consumption. The “Quit Smoking” campaigns are about to be on steroids in the next couple of months here!
So what are your New Years Resolutions?
When December hits, many people are thinking about the upcoming year and the things they desire to change about themselves. So what are your current thoughts about what you’d like to change? For me, like most other people in the country, mine has been the same year after year. I don’t have a weight issue and I can’t stand cigarettes. My resolution every year is to improve my finances. I’m almost positively nearly ready to guarantee that everyone viewing this post has one of these three New Years Resolutions as a goal for the upcoming year. If you say that you don’t, the n you are lying! Okay okay, I have no right to tell you what your New Years goals are, but statistics show that the chances of one of these three being your goal is 95%!
Take a look at the top ten New Years Resolutions for 2011.
- Lose Weight
- Spend Less and Save More
- Quit Smoking
- Get Organized
- Enjoy Life To The Fullest
- Quit Drinking
- Learn Something Exciting
- Help Others With Their Dreams
- Fall In Love
- Spend More Time With Family
How Do You Make Your New Years Resolutions a Reality?
Well well well, isn’t this the question you’d like to know. OF COURSE IT IS! Haha. It always comes down to habits and learning to change them. If you want to lose weight, you have to change your eating habits and/or workout habit. Many people don’t exercise at all! If you don’t, then that’s a habit you want to make. If you want to Spend less and save more, then you must begin to create a habit of putting x amount of dollars away every month. Without creating that habit, NOTHING will change for you. Same thing goes for any New Years Resolutions you may have. My solution to this problem is a fairly simple one. I’ve learned through experience and research that doing something consistently for 90 days will develop a habit. If you want to change a bad one, develop a good one. Begin to hit the gym for 30 minutes everyday. Do that for 90 days straight, and you’ve developed a good new habit. Now instead of hitting the gym for 30 minutes you’re staying for more than an hour. Every time you get paid immediately put a certain amount of money away and DO NOT touch it. Guess what will happen? 90 days later you will have developed a good new habit and will start to increase the amounts in which you save. Begin to do other things that will ease your mind of tobacco. You really just want to set a 90 day challenge for yourself and stick to it! Not quitting your 90 day challenge is the key to your success.
We have a few weeks before the New Year begins. I suggest that you start getting prepared to take on this 90 day challenge right now! Know what your resolutions are and make a to do list for your 90 days. What things are you gonna devote your time to within these 90 days to create new habits for yourself? Get everything written on paper and displayed on some time of poster board for you too look at everyday. You want to keep your goals in front of you so that you are reminded on a regular basis of what it is you should be doing. I believe in you 100%. Now it’s up to you to believe in yourself and get out there and make it happen. Make 2012 your best year ever and continue that pattern for the rest of your life!
LET’S ENJOY LIFE!!
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